Basket

2001.05.0012

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Basket   (2001.05.0012)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Materials T&E
  2. :
  3. Agricultural T&E
  4. :
  5. Harvesting Equipment
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1964
Culture Afro-Colombian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Diameter) 42.9 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 30.3 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 397 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Grass
Manufacturing Processes Weaving--Basket
Munsell Color Information Light Brown (7.5YR 5/6) - Lighter outside. Moderate Brown (7.5YR 3/4) - Darker outside. Light Yellowish Brown (10YR 7.5/4) - Inside bottom.

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

Guss, David M. To Weave and Sing: Art, Symbol, and Narrative in the South American Rain Forest. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Norman E. and Dorothea Scott Whitten, Gift 2009
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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