Basket Lid


From: Brazil | Brazilian Amazonas | Lago Grande | Cumaruara

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 29-40-1237
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Curuhuara
Provenience Brazil | Brazilian Amazonas | Lago Grande | Cumaruara
Culture Area Amazonia
Section American
Materials Cane (plant)
Technique Basketry | Woven

Woven of cane, tand and dark brown, in geometrical design. Lid attached with cane hinge. 6 small loops (3 on each end) through which to run straps for caryying. The lid fits over the top of the basket which is smaller at the top than the base; the lid thus forms the upper 2/5 of the total height.

Height 13.97 cm
Length 24.77 cm
Width 17.78 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Rev. John Mayer, 1929
Other Number 29-40-429 - Original Number | CG921006-2666 - Found in Collection Number

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