Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6074
KeywordsContainer
DescriptionContainer used to carry personal items, such as sirih pinang and knives etc to the field. Used by men and women. This container has a finely woven band of decoration around the circumference of the lid and the upper base.The container was carried by placing the strap on the shoulder.
Creator of ObjectPresumed Makasae people
Date CreatedPre August 1935
Place CreatedPresumed Baguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
Object TypePersonal object
Dimensions19.1 cm high 7.4 cm diameter
Use status in 2014Rarely used
MaterialBamboo, maheri, M, au, T, and fibre
TechniqueHand carved and plaited and twined
Institution/Holder: objectMuseum der Kulturen Basel
CollectorDr Alfred Bühler
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 titleBehlätnis, G noka
Production status in 2014Not made
Timorese Language Term/sTuu, M Kohe au, T

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