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  • Place of origin:

    Jamaica (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1924 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Plaited reeds

  • Credit Line:

    Given by H.M. Queen Mary

  • Museum number:

    W.127&A-1924

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Box, oval, with rounded cover, plaited with white reeds.

Place of Origin

Jamaica (made)

Date

ca.1924 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Plaited reeds

Dimensions

Height: 5.7 cm, Diameter: 8.9 cm

Object history note

Purchased by H.M. Queen Mary at the Wembley Exhibition in 1924, given to the V&A the same year [24/ 8040].

Descriptive line

Jamaican

to basket, Jamaican

Materials

Rush

Techniques

Plaiting

Categories

Folk Art; Containers; Royalty

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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