Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6538
KeywordsFood cover
DescriptionFood covers used to cover food, once it is served and before it is eaten.
Creator of ObjectPresumed Makasae people
Date CreatedPre August 1935
Place CreatedPresumed Baguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
Object TypeDomestic object
Dimensions26 cm diameter 11 cm high
Use status in 2014Used, but plastic food covers are now only used
MaterialPalm fibres, akadiru, M, T, (Borassus flabellier, L.) and natural dyes
TechniqueHand woven and dyed
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, Speisedeckel mit Spitze, G
NotesIdentified by Joanna Fernandes, Bahatata, Haiconi and at the Community Viewing at Bubuha, Larisula 16/8/2014. Informants indicated that tere luru were associated with use inside the ceremonial house.
Production status in 2014Not made
Timorese Language Term/sTeru luru falunu, M Kohe lulik, T

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