Water container

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
40588
Item name
Water container 
Category
Container
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > East New Britain Province > Kokopo District > Kokopo
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Collector
Ms Kathleen Carman 
Acquisition date
April 17, 2012 
Acquisition method
Donated by Ms Kathleen Carman 
Raw material
Coconut shell, leaves
Dimensions
H: 140 mm W: 140 mm L: D: 120 mm Circum:

Description

Whole coconut; carved hole in top 30 mm diameter; hole filled with dry leaves.

Research notes

Water carrier coconut for personal use. Kathleen Carman bought this at the Kokopo Show, a community cultural festival, c. 1982 [Kathleen Carman, 2012].

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