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Food Cover

Object Number:2003-31-387
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Pandanus Leaf
Plant Fiber
Height: 21.8 cm
Outside Diameter:51 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1904.P.142 - Other Number
11007 - Other Number
D-34 - Other Number

Description

Large hemispherical basket with ring base. Outside covered with palm leaf strips, some dyed to form vertical bands of red, yellow and black. Narrow bands of black/red/natural pattern of repeated triangles top and bottom. Bottom, inside ring, with red and black strips producing an overall pinwheel pattern.

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