Basket

Production date
Unknown
Country
Papua New Guinea
State/Province
East New Britain
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Description
Woven pandanus basket with handle and orange and green dye utilised in decorative patterns and rings around the basket.
Classification
CH classification INDIGENOUS CULTURES Melanesian & South Sea Islander basket
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Production date
Unknown
Production place
Measurements
L330 x W273 x H346 mm
Media/Materials description
Pandanus leaves and orange and green dye.
History and use
This basket is made from tightly woven plant fibre and is used to carry out domestic activities.

Uploaded to the Web 27 May 2011.
Registration number
E16642

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