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Rattan Bastket with Legs

Collected by the musuem in the early 1950s, it was most likely used during the late 19th and early 20th centuries

Museum of Ethnic Cultures, Minzu University of China

Museum of Ethnic Cultures, Minzu University of China

Rattan utensils which have good ventilation are excellent food containers. They are woven with rattan strips and supported with four legs made of the rattan cores. The whole body is elevated so that to avoid the abrasion and protect the food from moisture.

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  • Title: Rattan Bastket with Legs
  • Date: Collected by the musuem in the early 1950s, it was most likely used during the late 19th and early 20th centuries
  • Provenance: Museum of Ethnic Cultures, Minzu University of China
  • Original Source: http://bwg.muc.edu.cn/
  • object type: Daily Utensil
  • ethnic group: Taiwanese Ethnic Minorities

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