Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6637
KeywordsMat
DescriptionA woven mat used for sleeping or sitting. Fibre mats have been virtually replaced with commercially manufactured mats that are locally available, in 2014.
Creator of ObjectPresumed Makasae people
Date CreatedPre August 1935
Place CreatedPresumed Baguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
Object TypeDomestic object
Dimensions161 cm long 53 cm wide
Use status in 2014Rarely used
MaterialPalm fibres, deni, M, hedan, T, (Pandanus, 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
NotesIdentified by Joanna Fernandes, Bahatata, Haiconi and at the Community Viewing at Bubuha, Larisula 16/8/2014.
Production status in 2014Rarely made
Timorese Language Term/sBiti, M, T

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