Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6532
KeywordsHat
DescriptionThis hat was formerly worn by a man. It is woven in a European inspired style. The cord attached at the top was used to hang the hat and is in keeping with local styles for sun hats, worn by old men, laida, M, katus, T working in the garden or walking to the markets.
Creator of ObjectPresumed Makasae people
Date CreatedPre August 1935
Place CreatedPresumed Baguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
Object TypePersonal object
Dimensions34.5 cm diametre 12.5 cm high
Use status in 2014Used rarely
MaterialPalm fibres, akadiru, M, T, (Borassus flabellier, L.)
TechniqueHand woven
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 titleHut, G saffio
NotesIdentified by Joanna Fernandes, Bahatata, Haiconi and at the Community Viewing at Bubuha, Larisula 16/8/2014.
Production status in 2014Made rarely
Timorese Language Term/sSabeu, M Xapeo, T

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