Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6533
KeywordsHat
DescriptionA stitched fibre hat with a cord for hanging. This style of hat was worn in the fields for protection from the sun and heat. Elderly men, laida, M katuas, T were occasionally seen wearing this style of hat in 2014. tali akar tahan (Corypha utan)
Creator of ObjectPresumed Makasae people
Date CreatedPre August 1935
Place CreatedPresumed Baguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
Object TypePersonal object
Dimensions35 cm diametre 14.5 cm high
Use status in 2014Used rarely
Materialpalm fibres, akadiru, M, T, (Borassus flabellier, L.) and rattan
TechniqueHand constructed; hand stitched and hand 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 Xapeu, T

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