Palm leaf basket
Humanities Info Card | Updated 3 years ago
Registration Number: F3003
Location: Timor Leste (East Timor)
Stitch Type: Hexagonal plaiting
Collection Date: 1966
Description: An open top basket with a hexagonal shape. Constructed from palm leaf, mostlikely date palm of banana leaf.Curator Story
The basket was purchased in Bacau market. Such a basket is traditionally used for displaying fruits, vegetables and other goods in an open manner.