- Registration number
- Item name
- Acquisition date
- January 01, 1947
- Acquisition method
- Foundation Donation from Australian Board of Missions
- Raw material
- Plant fibre, cane (Calamus sp.)
- H: 280 mm W: 290 mm L: D: 20 mm Circum:
Oval coiled cane basket with flat base and rigid bound handle attached at opposite ends, basket weaved outwards from base and back in forming a rim. Registration number 2002 marked on tag.
The Foundation Donation comprises the items from L. P. Winterbotham's personal collection, which were donated to the University of Queensland in 1948 and form the basis of the Anthropology Museum.
'I secured all they had (for sale) when I went to the Science Congress in Sydney - no notes with any of them' [ref. Winterbotham, ABM source file].