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Collection Tier:
Tier 3

Asian ➔ Chopsticks

Identifier:
2018.54.1
Description:
These chopsticks were manufactured as a gift item in China during the 21st Century.  This set contains two pairs of white, ceramic chopsticks with a green bamboo pattern and two ceramic chopstick holders.  They are in their original packaging, a red, dragon patterned, fiber-board box.  The front of the box boasts a collection of gold foil, stamped, Chinese characters.

This chopstick set was gifted by the Executive Director of Jenison International Academy, to one of her employees, after she returned from one of her trips to China.
Date:
circa 2010
Materials:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
1 1/8"" h 11 1/4"" w 3 3/4"" d
Current Location Status:
Education Program
Source:
Gift of Ashleigh Palmiter
Exhibit/Program
Discovery Kit: Foodways (October 25 2019)
Discovery Kits include a variety of artifacts and specimens from the Museum’s Collection that allow students to investigate global and local objects. The Collections support the Museum’s mission of inspiring curiosity and discovery around science, history, and culture. Each kit includes objects from the Museums archives, helpful resources and suggested activities. Discovery Kits are a great way for teachers to incorporate primary source and object-based learning into the classroom or as a way to prepare for or extend a Museum visit.    
Maker/Donor
Ashleigh Palmiter
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