Sewu storage basket

Front view of a basket showing the lid held down with the fastening loops. Side view of a basket showing the weave pattern. Rear view of a basket showing the weave pattern. Side view of a basket showing the weave pattern. Underside view of a basket showing the rectangular shaped base. Top view of a basket showing the rectangular shape. Top view of a basket showing the lid open. Close view of a basket showing the weave pattern.
Front view of a basket showing the lid held down with the fastening loops. Side view of a basket showing the weave pattern. Rear view of a basket showing the weave pattern. Side view of a basket showing the weave pattern. Underside view of a basket showing the rectangular shaped base. Top view of a basket showing the rectangular shape. Top view of a basket showing the lid open. Close view of a basket showing the weave pattern.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 004684
Country
Date
2005

Description

A lidded box made to a traditional design from central and east Java. The box is woven from two colours of packing tape, forming a black and white triangular pattern. The lid fastens with two toggles and loops constructed from the same tape.
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Inscriptions

printed: "SEWU packing tape basket Habitat The weave on this basket generally found in central and east Java in Indonesia. The plastic box is a modification of a bamboo box, which the local people usually use for food container. In central and east Java people usually use the bamboo box to send food to thier relatives and neighbours during celebration such as after giving birth." (swing tag)
Dimensions
Width
315mm
Height
305mm
Depth
190mm
Method Note
tape
box
Colour