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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Basket made of rush (Juncus Magellanicus) with two loops at rim and plaited sinew handle; half-hitch coiled.

  • Ethnic name

  • Date

    • mid 1800s
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 20 centimetres
    • Height: 15 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Register addition "Alacaluf; Yahgan".

  • Bibliography

    • McEwan 1997 (colour plate 5) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    1997, London, Museum of Mankind, 'Patagonia: The Uttermost End of the Earth'

  • Acquisition name

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • Am1831,0416.1-4 (possible original register no. ?)
COMPASS Title: Woven baskets


COMPASS Title: Woven baskets

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