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Object Number:
89-13-203A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Thai
Provenience:
Thailand
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Basketry
Technique:
Basketry
Basketry
Description:
Tall, cylindrical plaited basket used for carrying sticky rice. Tall cylindrical lid slides over the basket covering the sides of the basket. Raised foot rim of flat strip of bamboo (?) approx. 2" in height is tied to the bottom of the basket. A twisted cord is threaded through the base of the basket and through loops at the top of the lid, serving as a handle for carrying.
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Lyons, Keeper of the Asian Collections, University Museum

Bibliography:

[Article] White, Joyce C. & Lang, Stephen A. 2008. "The Asian Section". Arts of Asia. 38 (5): 96-110. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 106, Fig. 53
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