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ube/ugat (fish trap)
  • Ifugao peoples
  • ube/ugat (fish trap), circa 1970
  • Where object was made: Luzon, Philippines
  • bamboo, rattan, plaiting
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 24.5 x 20 x 19.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 9 5/8 x 7 7/8 x 7 11/16 in
  • Gift of Jack and Liz Kaufman
  • Not on display
  • 2015.0188

Loosely woven basket made from light brown plant fibers, with an attached lid. The bottom of the basket is square, and has an open-weave plaited body and a round opening at the top. The lid of the basket is attached with two small teisted pieces of plant fiber and the closure is a plant fiber loop that slips over another piece of twisted plant fiber. At the top of the lid there is a round opening that has a cone-shaped extension into the interior of the basket.