University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 89-13-203A
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Thailand
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Lyons, Keeper of the Asian Collections, University Museum, 1989


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.


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

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