Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6571
KeywordsRectangular fibre woven basket with strap
DescriptionThis type of shoulder bag is used by men to carry personal effects and maybe some food stuffs when walking or working in the garden. Tere lode can be used to carry potatoes, root vegetables and other food stuffs. People in Baguia identified this style of bag as a 'Laga model' (modelu husi Laga) and claimed that people in Laga still make and use them from time to time. 'Ema Laga se mak halo hela.'
Creator of ObjectPresumed Makasae people
Date CreatedPre August 1935
Place CreatedPresumed Baguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
Object TypeBasket
Dimensions41 cm long 28 cm high
Use status in 2014Used occasionally
MaterialAlasa fibres; twine / string
TechniqueHand woven
Institution/Holder: objectMuseum der Kulturen Basel
CollectorDr Alfred B├╝hler
Date CollectedAugust 1935
Place CollectedBaguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
File CopyrightMuseum der Kulturen Basel. Photograph taken by Joanna Barrkman, 2014
MKB/Buehler object titleTasche, G [bag] lode bua, M
NotesViewed and identified at community viewings at Alawa Kraik 5/8/14 and Larisula 16/8/14. Also identified by Sra Ana Maria Pinto, Nelu Dae, Alawa Kraik on 6/8/14 and Sra Joanna Fernandes, Bahatata, on 10/8/2014.
Production status in 2014Made occasionally
Timorese Language Term/sTere lode, M Bote leba, T

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