Betel Basket


From: Sumatra | Batu Sangkar

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number P1598G
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Minangkebau
Provenience Sumatra | Batu Sangkar
Date Made 1901
Section Oceanian

Siri (betel) basket. Rectangular basket with red cloth trim at the top and bottom. Handles made from red and yellow fabric in floral designs. Triangle patterns woven in at top and bottom.

Height 32 cm
Width 18 cm
Thickness 4 cm
Credit Line Gift of H. M. Hiller and Alfred C. Harrison Jr., 1901

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