University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:82-7-37
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Thai
Isaan
Provenience: Northeast Thailand
Date Made: 1900-1981
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1981
Section:Asian
Materials:Grass
Basketry
Technique:Basketry
Woven
Height: 26 cm
Length: 23 cm
Width: 23 cm
Outside Diameter:36.5 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1981

Description

Woven handle-less basket. Has four corners at the bottom with a little wooden "leg" at each corner. The lower half is woven in a grass of about 1cm width. The upper half is woven with narrow grass. "T" strings are used for shoulder carrying. There is a little woven eyelet on each side of the basket.


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