- Registration number
- Item name
- Acquisition date
- January 01, 1947
- Acquisition method
- Foundation Donation from Australian Board of Missions
- Raw material
- Plant fibre, pandanus
- H: 320 mm W: 240 mm L: D: 130 mm Circum:
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.
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].