Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6359
KeywordsNeedle
DescriptionThis small needle has an eye/hole at the end may have either been used to thread for stitching. Such needles wer used to stitch together the leaves or bark to make rain coats, sasohe. (See IIC TBC)
Creator of ObjectPresumed Makasae people
Date CreatedPre August 1935
Place CreatedPresumed Baguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
Object TypePersonal object
Dimensions5.7 cm long
Use status in 2014Not used
MaterialHorn
TechniqueHand carved
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 titleZahnstocker, G rumma, M
Production status in 2014Not made
Timorese Language Term/sRuma, M Daun, T

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