Basket

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
40590
Item name
Basket 
Category
Container
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > East New Britain Province > Rabaul District > Rabaul
Map
Collector
Ms Kathleen Carman 
Acquisition date
April 17, 2012 
Acquisition method
Donated by Ms Kathleen Carman 
Raw material
Coconut leaf
Dimensions
H: 455 mm W: 710 mm L: D: 85 mm Circum:

Description

Woven coconut leaf basket, split stem edges, rectangular with narrow plaited base; smaller basket set inside. Handle hand crocheted with jute? by Kathleen Carman.

Research notes

Woman’s betel bag made locally. Bought by Kathleen Carman at Rabaul market c. 1980-82 [Kathleen Carman, 2012].

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