Basket

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
40596
Item name
Basket 
Category
Container
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > West New Britain Province
Map
Collector
Ms Kathleen Carman 
Acquisition date
April 17, 2012 
Acquisition method
Donated by Ms Kathleen Carman 
Raw material
Coconut leaf
Dimensions
H: 160 mm W: 330 mm L: D: 370 mm Circum:

Description

Large round woven basket made with coconut leaves; mid rib used as edge; plaited base.

Research notes

Basket probably used to carry produce such as sweet potato to market in Hoskins area c. 1978-82 [Kathleen Carman, 2012].

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