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Pam Maneeratana displays her carved pumpkins: Tallahassee, Florida

Local call number: pr20603

 

Personal Author: Nage, Frank.

 

Title: Pam Maneeratana displays her carved pumpkins: Tallahassee, Florida

 

Date: 1987.

 

Physical descrip: 1 photoprint: col; 8 x 10 in.

 

Series Title: Print collections.

 

Accompanying note: "Local restaurateur Pam Maneeratana displays three intricately crafted pumpkins carved using a technique called Kae-Sa-Luk, a 700 year-old art carving method from Thailand."

 

General Note: Kae-Sa-Luk is a 700 year-old craft taught to school girls while learning culinary skills. The usual motif was floral. Pam Maneeratana uses a bird's beak knife, which was specially ordered from Thailand. Ms. Maneeratana's mother was the cook for Bahn Thai, a family-owned restaurant in Tallahassee.

 

Repository: State Library and Archives of Florida, 500 S. Bronough St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250 USA. Contact: 850.245.6700. Archives@dos.state.fl.us

 

Persistent URL: www.floridamemory.com/items/show/14089

  

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Taken sometime in 1987