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Clothing Storage Basket

Native NameKapum
Object Number:82-7-255A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Thai
Isaan
Provenience: Thailand
Udon Thani
Ban Chiang
Date Made: 1900-1981
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1981
Section:Asian
Materials:Basketry
Technique:Basketry
Height: 30 cm
Length: 18 cm
Width: 18 cm
Outside Diameter:36 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1981
Other Number:259 - Other Number

Description

The cloth box seperates in to body (A) and lid (B). The body is larger. It sits on a connected stand of perpendicular pieces of wood. The bottom of the woven part is flat and square. As the sides go upwards they collapse slightly and form a circle. The lid is circular and large at the base. It becomes smaller and square as it reaches to top, which is flat and decorated with a smaller model of the base.

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