Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6078
KeywordsContainer
DescriptionContainer used to carry personal items, such as sirih pinang and knives etc to the field. Used mainly by men. The container was carried by placing the strap on the shoulder. This container is incised with a geometric pattern around the circumference of the upper base.
Creator of ObjectPresumed Makasae people
Date CreatedPre August 1935
Place CreatedPresumed Baguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
Object TypePersonal object
Dimensions27.8 cm high 13.5 cm diameter
Use status in 2014Rarely used
MaterialBamboo, maheri, M, au, T and fibre
TechniqueHand carved, incised and plaited
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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