Basket

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
2439
Item name
Basket 
Category
Container
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Melanesia unspecified
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1947 
Acquisition method
Foundation Donation from Australian Board of Missions 
Raw material
grass
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Large woven plant fibre basket with multiple plaited handles and grass fringe around the edge, darker grass forms vertical zigzag design, single blue, red and green glass beads incorporated into weave. Registration number 2439 marked on tag.

Research notes

Yam basket

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.

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