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An unused plate, called a 'kerigi', made of plaited lontar leaves. It has a hexagonal base and a circular top and has a handle made of plyed lontar leaf fibre. It is used for ceremonial meals.


plate (ritual & belief: ritual apparatus)

1 item (description level: whole)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  plate (ritual & belief: ritual apparatus)
object name (local):  plate (ritual & belief: ritual apparatus)
object name:  textile

Savu, Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Asia
Additional place information
made or collected:  Savu 
Date made
before 2003
Additional date information
date made:  before 2003 
Duggan, Geneviève
Additional collector information
collector:   Duggan, Geneviève 

Materials & techniques
leaf; basketry
Additional material & technique information
material: leaf (overall)
technique: basketry (overall)
overall: 1.8898 x 6.6142 in.; 48 x 168 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 1.8898 x 6.6142 in.; 48 x 168 mm

Use for ceremonial meals

Related subjects
object name: plates (ritual & belief: ritual apparatus)

Record created 2003-08-11 by USPITTLER
Record last updated 2017-04-20 by XGVIEWS

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