Basket

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
2529
Item name
Basket 
Category
Container
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Madang Province > Sumkar District > Kar Kar Island
Map
Collector
Reverend E. G. Tscharke 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1956 
Acquisition method
Unrecorded by Reverend E. G. Tscharke 
Raw material
Plant fibre, cane (Calamus sp.)
Dimensions
H: 200 mm W: 320 mm L: D: 130 mm Circum:

Description

Woven split cane basket, sides taper up to oval opening, which is reinforced by bound plant fibre, a horizontal band across basket made by reversing side of split cane, narrow bound stick attached at opposite sides of long edges, light coloured. Registration number 2529 marked with tag.

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