Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6640
KeywordsRaincoat
DescriptionA type of rain coat used to ‘taka udan’, (shut out the rain). This rain coat was often worn together with a hat (See IIc 6533 & IIc 6534). It was explained that men used to stitch the sasohe as they sat in the fields guarding their crops. People were rarely idyll.
Creator of ObjectPresumed Makasae people
Date CreatedPre August 1935
Place CreatedPresumed Baguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
Object TypePersonal object
DimensionsVariable dimensions
Use status in 2014Not used
MaterialPalm frond, alalsa, M, tali tehan, T, (Corpha utan, L.)
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 titleRegenmantel, G [rain coat] sossoe, M Description: Inner mat sewn together from palm leaf strips. In three layers of palm leaf strips. Bonds of twisted cord.
NotesCommunity viewing 2014: Bahatata 7/8/14 and Larisula, 16/8/14 identified this object. Also verified by Bernado Mango Ximenes, Osso Huna, Gregorius de Oliveira Guterres, Alawa Kraik and Florentino Sarmento, Soebada. See MKB photograph (F)IIc1281 of a man wearing a sashoe and hat in Osso Huna, 1935.
Production status in 2014Not made
Timorese Language Term/sSasohe, M Sumbrinya, T

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