Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6357
KeywordsToothbrush
DescriptionToothbrush bound with cotton and decorated with red cotton beads.
Creator of ObjectPresumed Makasae people
Date CreatedPre August 1935
Place CreatedPresumed Baguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
Object TypePersonal object
Dimensionsno dimensions available
Use status in 2014Not used as commercially manufactured toothbrushes are now widely used.
Materialfibres, coton thread and glass beads
Techniquehand bound
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 titleZahnbürste, G bainam hula
Production status in 2014Not made
Timorese Language Term/sWasi sika, M Kose nehan, T

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