Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6607
KeywordsBasket
DescriptionThis large lidded basket used generally by women to store rice (foos, haree, T) or clothes (rabi / kola, M).
Creator of Objectpresumed Makasae people
Date CreatedPre August 1935
Place CreatedPresumed Baguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
Object TypeCircular woven fibre lidded basket
Dimensions67 cm diameter 35 cm high
Use status in 2014Used
MaterialPalm fronds, akadiru,T, (Borassus flabellifer, L.)
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 titleDeckelkorb, G [covered basket] lia nana, 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/sBua, M Luhu, T

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