Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6509
KeywordsCandlestick holder
DescriptionThis object was used to hold a candle. The holder was placed upright into the wall or ledge by inserting the lower section of the holder between two surfaces.
Creator of ObjectPresumed Makasae people
Date CreatedPre August 1935
Place CreatedPresumed Baguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
Object TypeDomestic object
Dimensions23.5 cm long
Use status in 2014People use other objects for candle holders such as tin can lids etc.
MaterialBamboo
TechniqueHand carved
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 titleHaken, G
Production status in 2014No longer made from bamboo.
Timorese Language Term/sBadu lili mutu, M Lilin fatin, T

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