Basket

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
26137
Item name
Basket 
Category
Container
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > Eastern region > Mackay
Map
Collector
Dr Peter K. Lauer 
Acquisition date
 
Acquisition method
by Unrecorded 
Raw material
Plant fibre, coconut (Cocos nucifera)
Dimensions
H: 790 mm W: 250 mm L: D: 120 mm Circum:

Description

Woven coconut leaf basket, narrow plaited base, long plaited handle extending from basket, edge pointed with vertical stems. Registration number 26137 marked with tag and pen.

Research notes

Obtained from open market stall manned by young a young boy. Only information available was that it was made by descendants of South Sea Islanders in the region and offered to tourists for sale. Cost $5.00 [ref. catalogue card].

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