Fork

Forchetta

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Focus:
Technique and Dimensions:

wood

Location:

C.D.A 1089, Legato Cap.E.A. D'Albertis, 1932

Provenance:

Second half of 19th century

Introduced in Western museums by missionaries with the definition of "cannibal fork" to highlight the difficulty of their evangelizing action.
Even today it is reproduced as it is one of the most sought after souvenirs by tourists.