Ileiul, Hanging Cradle

2000.01.0068

Photo of Ileiul, Hanging Cradle

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Ileiul, Hanging Cradle   (2000.01.0068)
Classification Furnishings : Furniture : Sleeping & Reclining Furniture
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Oceania--Micronesia, Federated States of Micronesia, Lamotrek Island of the Yap Islands in the Caroline Islands
Period/Date 05/01/1964
Culture Micronesian
Location On Exhibitin the Southeast Asia and Oceania exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 67.7 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 40.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 6.4 cm
Weight 1126 g
Measuring Remarks Depth does not include straps.
Materials Plant--Wood, Plant
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Cutting, Drilling, Ropemaking
Munsell Color Information Light Brown (7.5YR 5/6) - Rope. Moderate Brown (7.5YR 4/4) - Wood frame.

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda

1 --LOA Quantity Field

Bibliography

Alkire, William H. Lamotrek Atoll and Inter-island Socioeconomic Ties. Illinois Studies in Anthropology, No. 5. University of Illinois Press: Urbana, 1965. Kramer, Augustin. Ergebnisse der Sudsee Expedition 1908-1910. (ed.) G. Thilenius. Hamburg: Friederichsen, De Gruyter & Co., 1937. Photo of item in Eugene Dillenburg's Exhibit Gallery Webpage, July 3, 2005.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication William H. Alkire Collection, Transfer from Department of Anthropology, UIUC
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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