- Registration number
- Item name
- Indigenous name
- Raymond Tikianrau
- Associated cultural group
- Pacific > Papua New Guinea > New Ireland Province > Lihir Island Group > Kunaye village, Aniolam Island
- Raw material
- coconut leaf (Cocos nucifera); rubber
- H: W: L: D: Circum:
Woven coconut leaf basket; handle created by gap in weave.
From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'Musical Landscapes of Lihir' March - August 2013, curated by Dr Kirsty Gillespie and the Lihir Cultural Heritage Association with Dr Diana Young.
This basket was made by Raymond Tikianrau. It was brought down from the rafters of Raymond's men's house and given to John Pong to accompany a Lihir women's basket lent for the exhibition by Kirsty Gillespie [K. Gillepsie 2013, pers. comm., 8 October].