Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6475
KeywordsBag for man
DescriptionA bag made from handwoven cloth (kola, M) and shells, presumably worn by a man to carry his implements. The shells may have indicated 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
Dimensionsbag: 38.5 cm high (with fringe, excluding cord) 18.5 cm wide cord: 34 cm
Use status in 2014Not used
Materialcotton and natural dyes with shells
Techniquehand woven cloth, plaited cord and shells
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 titleTasche, G Lessuloda
Production status in 2014Not made
Timorese Language Term/sLode, M Kohe, T

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