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Flat rectangular pouch of dyed rattan. There is a geometric and floral pattern on the front of the pouch formed of purple and plain rattan. The back of the pouch has plaited purple rattan at the top and bottom. There is a card inside: 'Kalutara Basket Society Ltd., Kalutara' [Sri Lanka].


pouch (containers)

1 item (description level: whole)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  pouch (containers)
object name (local):  pouchs (containers)
object name:  pouch (containers)

Sri Lanka, South Asia, Asia

Materials & techniques
basketry; rattan; dye
Additional material & technique information
material: rattan (overall)
material: dye (overall)
technique: basketry (overall)
overall: 11.811 x 7.6772 in.; 300 x 195 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 11.811 x 7.6772 in.; 300 x 195 mm

Related subjects
object name: pouches (containers)

Record created 2003-08-28 by HBERRINGTON
Record last updated 2017-03-30 by XGVIEWS

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