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2006.44.1460 (RS110338)

Description

Bundle of lontar (palmyra) palm, pierced near one end and tied together with a cord that is then wrapped around them, making a book. Each piece is covered with an incised fine handwriting, unidentified (most closely resembles Arabic or Indonesian?).

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
reed (grass, material)
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Reed
reed (grass, material)
Dimensions
1 1/4 x 11/16 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1460
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
171421

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