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
7244
Item name
Basket 
Category
Container
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Vanuatu > Penama Province > Pentecost Island
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1960 
Acquisition method
by Mission Boat 
Raw material
plant fibre
Dimensions
H: 445 mm W: 300 mm L: D: 150 mm Circum:

Description

Light coloured woven plant fibre basket; plaited handle attached at opposite sides at three points, top of handle bound with twisted plant fibre; sides and base have folded inwards, four pairs of tassels at each corner; horizontal band woven around the top edge with diamonds formed between two rows of weaving. Registration number 7244 marked on tag.

Research notes

Registered as 'Raga Village, Ougi Island' [Catalogue Book 2].

Go to top