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Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

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
8454
Item name
Basket 
Category
Container
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Fiji
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
October 28, 1966 
Acquisition method
Donated by Miss Robyn Hart 
Raw material
plant fibre
Dimensions
H: 220 mm W: 320 mm L: D: 45 mm Circum:

Description

Rectangular woven plant fibre basket; trapezoidal flap with a loop and woven 'button'; the two sides fold inwards; edges are plaited; decorated with vertical zig zags formed by a raised loop in the weave, purple dyed plant fibre is used to form diamonds between the zig zags also formed by raised loops. A plain rectangular basket is contained inside. Registration number 8454 marked with tag.

Research notes

Hand bag, modern work.

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