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1901

  • Work on this object began.

1925

  • Work on this object ended.

1999

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2023

  • You found it!

Box (Indonesia)

This is a box. It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is plant material, cotton, glass beads and its technique is basketry, plain weave, and strung beadwork. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment, Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program, and Au Panier Fleuri Funds.

  • Bag, Little Box
  • polyurethane embedded with polyester and polyamide metallic threads.
  • Courtesy of Luisa Cevese Riedizioni.
  • 88.2015.12

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 14.6 x 10.2 x 6 cm (5 3/4 x 4 x 2 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Box (Indonesia); plant material, cotton, glass beads; H x W x D: 14.6 x 10.2 x 6 cm (5 3/4 x 4 x 2 3/8 in.); Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment, Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program, and Au Panier Fleuri Funds; 1999-5-14

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