Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6562
KeywordsStool
DescriptionThis stool was used in the kitchen and the domestic areas in preference to squatting. A stool, such as this one, would have been a useful domestic implement for tasks such as grinding coconut or stirring cooking food.
Creator of ObjectPresumed Makasae people
Date CreatedPre August 1935
Place CreatedBaguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
Object TypeDomestic object
Dimensions7.6 cm high 38 cm long 11 cm wide
Use status in 2014Still used
MaterialWood
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 titleNachenst├╝tze, G
NotesMass manufactured plastic stools are now commonly used in Makasae kitchens.
Production status in 2014Still made
Timorese Language Term/sBanku da buru ge'e, M Banku dapur nian, T

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