Basket

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
2263
Item name
Basket 
Category
Container
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
August 01, 1952 
Acquisition method
Donated by Reverend Louton 
Raw material
Plant fibre
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Two rectangular woven coconut leaf baskets, both with a narrow plaited base, edges formed by split stem, small inner basket has a tassel at each end, linked together by a thin strip of plant fibre, possibly bark, and used as the handle. Registration number 2263 marked with tag.

Research notes

Found at Beagle Bay, W.A. [donors comments, catalogue sheet 1974].

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