Kuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo / Lidded Basket / 20th centuryKuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Lidded Basket
20th century

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Creator Nationality: African
Creator Name-CRT: Kuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Title: Lidded Basket
View: Closed
Creation Start Date: 1900
Creation End Date: 2000
Creation Date: 20th century
Creation Place: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Container
Materials and Techniques: Fiber
Dimensions: Height: 5 1/4"; width: 9"
Description: Twilled fiber basket; square base and side walls formed by over two, under two weaving; sides flare outward at top to form round raised rim wrapped with splint; lid mirrors basket with twilled, square raised center and round rim of wrapped splints; lid fits inside rim of basket; lid and basket joined by fine fiber tie; carved palm or bamboo stick with pointed end and opposite notched end attached to fiber tie.
AMICA Contributor: Brooklyn Children's Museum
Owner Location: Brooklyn, New York, USA
ID Number: 2001.1.4
Credit Line: Gift of an anonymous donor, 2001
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AMICA ID: BCM_.2001.1.4
AMICA Library Year: 2003
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