Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6085
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. Informants suggested that the use of shells on this container indicate that it would have been owned by a person of high status.
Creator of ObjectPresumed Makasae people
Date CreatedPre August 1935
Place CreatedPresumed Baguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
Object TypePersonal object
Dimensions25.5 cm high
Use status in 2014Not used
MaterialWood, shells and cord
TechniqueHand carved
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, fur sirih pinang mit Stüpeldeckel und Tragschnur, G noka
Production status in 2014Not made
Timorese Language Term/sTuu, M Kohe au, T

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