Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6455
KeywordsCandle
DescriptionCandle; see IIc 6453, IIc 6454, IIc 6456, IIc 6457, IIc 6458 for examples of candle wicks.
Creator of ObjectPresumed Makasae people
Date CreatedPre August 1935
Place CreatedPresumed Baguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
Object TypeDomestic object
Dimensions62 cm high 2.2 cm diameter for the cylinder
Use status in 2014Not used (commercially made candles are now readily available for purchase)
MaterialBamboo and coconut shell with wick
TechniqueHand carved and made
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 titleFackel, G sataffa, M
Production status in 2014Not made
Timorese Language Term/sBadu lili, M Lilin, T

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