Danube Virtual Museum

Pail, Galjata

Title: Pail, Galjata
Location/Region: Voluja, Zvižd, Homolje
Chrolonology: 1900 - 2000
Museum: Etnographic Museum in Belgrade
Country: Serbia
Material: Willow wood
Dimensions: H 17 cm, Girth of the bottom 22 cm
Production Technique: Domestic work


From the willow tree. Made from one cylindrical piece of wood. Broader in the lower part and narrower in the upper part. Horizontal section of elliptical shape. Bottom closed with a slat in one piece. The upper part of the pail is decorated with cruciform ornament, as well as the ears. Decorated with hot iron. It was used for milking cows.