Basket Lid


From: Malay Archipelago

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 61-12-14B
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Malay Archipelago
Section Asian
Materials Fiber
Technique Basketry

Square base, cylindrical body; lid fitting inside mouth of basket. Woven split-palm, the lid of finer strips than the body. Bands of split-palm, some dark color, others natural, overlaid around body and joint of lid. Two decorative crossing bands of the woven dark palm on cover. Two plaited fiber carrying loops.

Height 6.5 cm
Outside Diameter 17 cm
Credit Line Gift of Margaret M. Heyman, 1961

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