Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6473
KeywordsBag for man, with lime powder container and pouch
DescriptionBag made from woven cloth (kola, M; tais, T) and shells with contents of a lime powder container and a woven fibre pouch. The shells on the cord of this kohe suggest that it belonged to 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
Dimensions38 H cm x 16.5 W - bag 11.5 H x 3.6 D - powder container 13.4 H x 8.3 W - pouch
Use status in 2014Not used
MaterialCloth (kola, M) and shells (bag) and fibre pouch and lime powder container (contents).
TechniqueBag: hand woven textile (kola, M) and plaited cord. lime powder container: hand carved and incised Pouch: hand woven palm fibre
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 lessulote
Production status in 2014Not made
Timorese Language Term/sKohe, M

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