Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6634
KeywordsRain coat, umbrella or sleeping cover
DescriptionA type of rain coat made from ‘so’ and used as a cover as protection from the rain to ‘taka udan’. During the independence war ‘tempo funu’ people also used to sleep underneath the so kia teru.
Creator of ObjectPresumed Makasae people
Date CreatedPre August 1935
Place CreatedPresumed Baguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
Object TypePersonal object
Dimensions116 cm long 40 cm wide
Use status in 2014Not used
MaterialSo, M, hedan, T leaves, (Corypha utan, L.). Sewn with tarumasina, M, rattan
TechniqueHand stitched
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 titleRegenhaube, G [rain hood] soo, M
NotesCommunity Viewing: Bahata viewed this object on 7/8/2014 and Bubuha, Larisula on 16/8/14.
Production status in 2014Not made
Timorese Language Term/sSo kai teru, so kai, so teru, naha, kobe rika, M Sumbrinya, T

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