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Catalog Number

CAS 0018-0119   CAS 0018-0119; Comb
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Carvings; Tools & Implements
Object Name Comb
Culture Swahili or Boni
Global Region Sub-Saharan Africa
Country Kenya or Tanzania
State/Prov./Dist. Lamu District
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture ca. 1940s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 1.2, Width = 5.1, Thickness = 1.2, Length = 18.7

Catalog Number

CAS 0018-0157   CAS 0018-0157; Comb
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Carvings; Tools & Implements
Object Name Comb
Culture Swahili or Boni
Global Region Sub-Saharan Africa
Country Kenya or Tanzania
State/Prov./Dist. Lamu District
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name N/A
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 6.4, Thickness = 0.9, Length = 17.8

Catalog Number

CAS 0528-0036   CAS 0528-0036; Comb
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Carvings; Tools & Implements
Object Name Comb
Culture Tiriki
Global Region Sub-Saharan Africa
Country Kenya
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Kisumu
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name N/A
Materials Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 8.3, Thickness = 0.5, Length = 21.1

Catalog Number

CAS 2002-0003-0006   CAS 2002-0003-0006; Comb
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Carvings; Tools & Implements
Object Name Comb
Culture unknown
Global Region Sub-Saharan Africa
Country Kenya, Tanzania or Uganda
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1970s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Wood
Description Handmade double-ended comb made from single flat piece of wood and carved with 7 long round, widely spaced and tapered teeth on one end and 18 short closely spaced teeth on opposite end; Mid-section of comb is constricted and decorated with shallow incised lines; Wood is stained very dark brown to black.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 1.0, Width = 6.1, Thickness = 1.0, Length = 20.1

Catalog Number

CAS 2002-0003-0007   CAS 2002-0003-0007; Comb
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Carvings; Tools & Implements
Object Name Comb
Culture unknown
Global Region Sub-Saharan Africa
Country Kenya, Tanzania or Uganda
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1970s
Collection Name N/A
Materials Wood
Description Handmade double-ended comb made from single flat piece of wood and carved with 11 long round, widely spaced and tapered teeth on one end and 18 shorter, square closely spaced teeth on opposite end; Mid-section of comb is constricted and decorated with shallow incised lines; Wood is stained very dark brown to black.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 0.9, Width = 7.5, Thickness = 0.9, Length = 25.4

Catalog Number

CAS 0279-0015   CAS 0279-0015; Powder puff
Category Accessories/Ornaments; Tools & Implements
Object Name Powder puff
Culture !Kung San
Global Region Sub-Saharan Africa
Country Botswana
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Kalahari Desert near Xangwa and Dode
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name N/A
Materials Turtle shell (tortoiseshell); Ostrich egg shell beads; Animal skin with fur
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 5.3, Width = 6.4, Length = 8.9 (shell)

Catalog Number

CAS 1991-0008-0001   CAS 1991-0008-0001; Duck decoy
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Duck decoy
Culture Paiute
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Nevada
County Churchill
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Davin George
Date of Manufacture 12 April 1986
Collection Name N/A
Materials Tule or bulrush (Scirpus acutus) stems
Description Decoy in the shape of a sitting duck, made of tule rush fibers that have been folded, twined and trimmed to appropriate shape; When used for hunting purposes and placed in the water, this form would be covered with a skin of an actual duck to attract other ducks; Artist’s signature “Davin George” and date “4-12-86” are printed in ink on underside.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 18.0, Width = 12.2, Length = 37.5

Catalog Number

CAS 1991-0008-0002   CAS 1991-0008-0002; Duck decoy
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Duck decoy
Culture Paiute
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Nevada
County Churchill
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Davin George
Date of Manufacture 12 April 1986
Collection Name N/A
Materials Tule or bulrush (Scirpus acutus) stems
Description Decoy in the shape of a sitting duck, made of tule rush fibers that have been folded, twined and trimmed to appropriate shape; When used for hunting purposes and placed in the water, this form would be covered with a skin of an actual duck to attract other ducks; Artist’s name “Davin George” and date “4-12-86” are printed in ink on underside.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 17.9, Width = 12.3, Length = 37.6

Catalog Number

CAS 2008-0003-0001   CAS 2008-0003-0001; Eel trap basket
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Eel trap basket
Culture Filipino
Global Region Southeast Asia
Country Philippines
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data City: Quezon City
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1981
Collection Name N/A
Materials Warp and weft: rattan or split bamboo stems
Description Large cylindrical eel trap woven in wicker technique; Basket is basically straight sided and open at one end, while at the opposite end the warp fibers are bent inward to form a wide shoulder that terminates in a tall neck with constricted base, flaring sides, and open mouth; Warp ends are cut off evenly with rim of basket at both ends; Basket is completely undecorated.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 95.0, Rim Diam = 12.0, Max Diam = 28.0

Catalog Number

CAS 0305-0002   CAS 0305-0002; Eel trap basket
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Eel trap basket
Culture Yurok
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. California
County Del Norte
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Frank Isles
Date of Manufacture ca. 1900-1910
Collection Name N/A
Materials Willow (Salix sp.) shoots
Description Barrel shaped eel trap with flat base and slightly rounded sides; Woven entirely in widely spaced, 2-strand open twining; Warp rods are bent over at rim and braided, then bent inward and down forming a funnel opening; Reinforcing rod is attached around lower side and 3 vertical reinforcing rods are attached to exterior side of trap; Single reinforcing rod extends across exterior base; No design.
Dimensions (cm) Height = ca. 52.5 , Rim Diam = 48.0, Max Diam = ca. 61.0

Catalog Number

CAS 0059-0035   CAS 0059-0035; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name N/A
Materials Palm leaf
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 29.8, Thickness = 1.9, Length = 42.0

Catalog Number

CAS 0059-0034   CAS 0059-0034; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture
Global Region Southeast Asia
Country Indonesia
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name N/A
Materials Plant material; Thread
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 24.1, Thickness = 0.9, Length = 29.2

Catalog Number

CAS 0090-0041   CAS 0090-0041; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture
Global Region Southeast Asia
Country Indonesia
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name N/A
Materials Roots; Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 49.5, Thickness = 2.1, Length = 35.6

Catalog Number

CAS 0090-0042   CAS 0090-0042; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture
Global Region Southeast Asia
Country Indonesia
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name N/A
Materials Roots; Grass
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 48.3, Thickness = 2.2, Length = 35.6

Catalog Number

CAS 0090-0043   CAS 0090-0043; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture
Global Region Southeast Asia
Country Indonesia
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name N/A
Materials Roots; Grass
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 48.3, Thickness = 2.6, Length = 35.6

Catalog Number

CAS 0281-0023   CAS 0281-0023; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture
Global Region Southeast Asia
Country Indonesia
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name N/A
Materials Wood; Plant fiber; Roots; String
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 23.5, Thickness = 1.3, Length = 27.0

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0005-0004   CAS 1984-0005-0004; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture
Global Region Southeast Asia
Country Indonesia
State/Prov./Dist. Sumatra
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name N/A
Materials Straw; Other plant material; Thread
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 18.3, Thickness = 0.8, Length = 29.0

Catalog Number CAS 0018-0200   CAS 0018-0200; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture
Global Region Sub-Saharan Africa
Country Zanzibar (Tanzania) or Comoro Islands?
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data East African coast
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name N/A
Materials Doom palm leaves
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 18.4, Thickness = 1.9, Length = 73.7

Catalog Number CAS 0018-0201   CAS 0018-0201; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture
Global Region Sub-Saharan Africa
Country Zanzibar (Tanzania) or Comoro Islands?
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data East African coast
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name N/A
Materials Vegetable fiber
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 19.1, Thickness = 1.4, Length = 72.4

Catalog Number CAS 0018-0203   CAS 0018-0203; Fan
Category Basketry; Tools & Implements
Object Name Fan
Culture Arab
Global Region Sub-Saharan Africa
Country Zanzibar (Tanzania) or Comoro Islands?
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data East African coast
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name N/A
Materials Palm fronds; Wood
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 17.8, Thickness = 1.5, Length = 40.6
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