Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6535
KeywordsWoven plate
DescriptionThis woven plate was used to serve food at traditional ceremonies such as harvest (rau wae, M; sau batar, T). The cord attached to the plate was used to hang it from the wall inside the ceremonial house (oma falu, M; uma lulik, T).
Creator of ObjectPresumed Makasae people
Date CreatedPre August 1935
Place CreatedPresumed Baguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
Object TypeDomestic objects
Dimensions25 cm diameter 11.3 cm high
Use status in 2014Used occasionally for ceremonies
MaterialPalm fibres, alasa, M, tali tahan, T, (Corypha utan, L.)
TechniqueHand woven
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 titleDeckel, G [cover]
NotesIdentified by Joanna Fernandes, Bahatata, Haiconi and at the Community Viewing at Bubuha, Larisula 16/8/2014. Tere luru were associated with use insider the ceremonial house.
Production status in 2014Rarely made
Timorese Language Term/sTere luru falunu, M Luhu lulik, T

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