Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6639
KeywordsMat
DescriptionA mat used for sleeping of sitting. Such mats have largely been replaced by commercially manufactured, synthetic fibre mats.
Creator of ObjectPresumed Makasae people
Date CreatedPre August 1935
Place CreatedPresumed Baguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
Object TypeDomestic object
Dimensions355 cm long 142 cm wide
Use status in 2014Used, but nowadays plastic mats are widely used
MaterialDeni, M, hedan, T, (Pandanus fascicularis, 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 titleSchlafmatte, G
NotesIdentified by Joanna Fernandes, Bahatata, Haiconi and at the Community Viewing at Bubuha, Larisula 16/8/2014.
Production status in 2014Made occasionally
Timorese Language Term/sBiti, M, T

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