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Basket

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Native NameKhong
Object Number:89-13-214
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Thai
Provenience: Thailand
Section:Asian
Materials:Fibers
Technique:Basketry
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Lyons, Keeper of the Asian Collections, University Museum, 1989

Description

Miniature example of a "khong" or fish carrying container. Squat brown woven jar-shaped basket with constricted neck and wide rim. Inside the neck is a trap consisting of strips pointing inward and downward restricting fish from exiting. Two support struts on bottom. See 89-13-213.

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