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Antique Set of Two Philippine Tudung Baskets/Rain Shields

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Set of antique Tudung baskets from the Philippines that are very useful to farmers being that they dual functionality - baskets to transplant rice, seedlings or other items and rain capes providing protection when worn over the head. They are both constructed with a layer of Pandanus leaves and maintain structural integrity due to inner and outer woven layers of sturdy rattan. A unique and hard-to-find special set that makes for an interesting wall hanging. They would be perfect in a variety of indoor residential, commercial or hospitality settings from Coastal, Wabi Sabi, Rustic, or Organic Modern. Purchased on location during the early 1960s.

Place of Origin: Cordillera Administrative Region, N. Luzon, Philippines

Date of Manufacture: 1960s

Condition: Excellent

Wear: Minor wear along some edges which is consistent with age and use. Please refer to pictures.

Dimensions:

First Basket Photo Series: 19.5 in. H X 15 in. W X 6.25 in. D

Second Basket Photo Series: 28 in. H X 24 in. W X 9 in. D

Reference: Similar examples can be found as a part of permanent Philippine Basket Collections at both the Fowler Museum at UCLA and the Milwaukee Public Museum.

Antique Set of Two Philippine...

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