Record metadata:

Type Cultural Object (2014 Definition)
TitleIIc 6534
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 were occasionally seen wearing this style of hat in 2014.
Creator of ObjectPresumed Makasae people
Date CreatedPre August 1935
Place CreatedPresumed Baguia Sub-district, Baucau District, Timor-Leste
Object TypePersonal object
Dimensions38 cm diametre 16 cm high
Use status in 2014Used rarely
MaterialAkadiru, M, T, (Borassus flabellier, L.) and rattan with coconut shell
TechniqueHand constructed; hand stitched and hand woven
Institution/Holder: objectMuseum der Kulturen Basel
CollectorDr Alfred B├╝hler
Date CollectedAugust 1935
Place CollectedPresumed Baguia 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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