Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6456
KeywordsCandle wick
DescriptionUsed in conjunction with the traditional candle - see IIc 6455
Creator of ObjectPresumed Makasae people
Date CreatedPre August 1935
Place CreatedPresumed Baguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
Object TypeDomestic object
Dimensions49 cm long
Use status in 2014Not used (commercially produced candles are now readily available in local shops)
MaterialUnknown (Bühler suggested palm and seed fibres).
TechniqueHand made
Institution/Holder: objectMuseum der Kulturen Basel
CollectorDr Alfred Bühler
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 titlePalmblattrippe und Samenhaar, G maete buku no sai tutu, M
Production status in 2014Not made
Timorese Language Term/sBadu lili, candle Lilin, T

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