Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6454
KeywordsCandle wick
DescriptionUsed in conjunction with IIc 6455
Creator of ObjectPresumed Makasae people
Date CreatedPre August 1935
Place CreatedPresumed Baguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
Object TypeDomestic object
Dimensions23 cm long
Use status in 2014Not used (commercially produced candles are now readily available in local shops)
MaterialCandlenut pounded into a paste and cotton wick
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 titleKerze, G Ussu, M
Production status in 2014Not used
Timorese Language Term/sBadu lili, M Lilin, T

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