small specis

The calabash has been a very usefull untill recently when manufactured goods took over There are very many specis of calabashes. The small ones like these shown were cut vertically and used as ladles. Bigger ones were used for drinking the way cups and mugs are used today. Some much bigger ones were used as wash basins. The same size were used for dancing in the courtship dance,

Nowadays the largest ones are of value and that is for dancing. The size shown are used fro decoration.