Basket

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
2003
Item name
Basket 
Category
Container
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1947 
Acquisition method
Foundation Donation from Australian Board of Missions 
Raw material
Plant fibre, pandanus
Dimensions
H: 320 mm W: 240 mm L: D: 130 mm Circum:

Description

Rectangular coiled pandanus basket, flat base, tapers upward to a small oval opening, bound handle attached at opposite sides of long edges, gaps left in weave at four corners. Registration number 2003 marked with tag.

Research notes

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].

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