Basket

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
7374
Item name
Basket 
Category
Container
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > Milne Bay Province > Kiriwina Goodenough District > Trobriand Islands
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1955 
Acquisition method
Donated by Captain T. J. Davies (M V Cora) 
Raw material
plant fibre
Dimensions
H: 880 mm W: 240 mm L: D: 30 mm Circum:

Description

Rectangular woven plant fibre basket; long handle with each end separating into two pieces that attach to each side of the basket; edge is plaited; top half of basket is woven using green (possibly dyed) plant fibre forming small squares. Registration number 7374 marked with pen.

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