Danube Virtual Museum

Gourd

Title: Gourd
Location/Region: Zvižd, Homolje
Chrolonology: 1900 - 2000
Museum: Etnographic Museum in Belgrade
Country: Serbia
Culture: Vlach, Serbian, Orthodox, rural
Material: Gourd
Dimensions: H 8 cm
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Description

Very small gourd, with a circular aperture on the top. Rope, with small wooden cork hanging, is attached to the middle, narrower part of the gourd. Shepherds used it to keep salt, bread and other food in it.