Reeds

Collection Type

  • Cultural artifacts

GUSN

GUSN-171421

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

Descriptive Terms

reed (grass, material)
reed (grass, material)
Reed

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD055

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

1 1/4 x 11/16 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1460