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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

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
966
Item name
Basket 
Category
Container
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
Foundation Donation from Unrecorded 
Raw material
Plant fibre
Dimensions
H: 125 mm W: 245 mm L: D: 35 mm Circum:

Description

Rectangular plant fibre basket made in two parts, one fitting over the other. The same weave alternates vertically and horizontally forming horizontal bands; both parts have two horizontal bands on each side formed by a darker plant fibre; the upper part has a dark band across the curved edge; the lower part is filled with plant fibre padding. Edges are plaited. Registration number 966 marked with pen.

Research notes

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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