- Museum number
A square, woven (plaited basketry), rattan basketry betel box with one tray. The basketry has been lightly lacquered and then painted in patterns of red and black.
- Production date
- 20thC (mid)
Height: 16 centimetres
Width: 19 centimetres (maximum)
- Curator's comments
- Traces of lime indicate that this is a betel box, not a cheroot box.
These finely woven square boxes are made and used exclusively in Intha areas around Inle Lake in Shan State. Compare with 1998,0723.218.
- Not on display
- Damaged corner of lid.
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Acquired by the donors from Madame Thair in November 1992 for 2,000 kyat.
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Isaacs 180