prmlogo2Cook-Voyage Collections
at the Pitt Rivers Museum


PRM000127894Basket, of pandanus, from Tonga; part of the Forster collection (Forster 175; 1886.1.1322)

Basket of purse-like form made from a double thickness of plaited pandanus leaf. The outer layer of the basket is more finely plaited, the wide palm-leaf strips that make up the inner layer and the flap of the basket having been split into four to make this layer.


  PRM0001300435179Front of basket
PRM0001300445179Back of basket
PRM0001300455179Detail of plaited structure
PRM0001297465179Older Ashmolean label
PRM0001297485179Ashmolean label
PRM0001297475179Ashmolean labels