Stab [Yaghan for close-weave basket] collected by Ms Jean Hamilton on 24 June 1929 in the company of Senor Tekenica [Ken] Williams. One of several baskets acquired from and possibly made by the two wives of Aia putilla schanaiensis [Domingo - surname not recorded]; Yamu Kauau, a tippa [older wife] and Kanuks [the younger wife, daughter of Yamu Kauau a tippa]. The Yaghan name for the basket was provided by Piedro Basuoldo of Hoste Island during interviews conducted by Ms Jean Hamilton on the same day.

Physical Description

Made of reed. Natural colour. Handle broken at joins and in middle, and has been repaired with string.

Local Name

Stab [Close-weave basket]

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