• AUD $68.00

    Timorese Bamboo Tobacco Box.

      This old tubular two piece carved bamboo box was made to carry tobacco, tucked into a Timorese man's woven waist sash. (They may also have been carried in the small flat weave shoulder bags, of which we have two examples.) This broader or more squat design is for tobacco,...
  • AUD $130.00

    Timorese Beaded Lime Pot

      This old beaded tubular beaded bamboo box was made by the Atoni in Western Timor, to carry powdered lime for use in "betel" (areca nut and betel leaf) preparation, and worn in the small flat weave shoulder bags of which we may still have two examples, see also (Plainer incised bamboo...
  • AUD $130.00

    Timorese Beaded Lime Pot

     This old beaded tubular beaded bamboo box was made by the Atoni in Western Timor, to carry powdered lime for use in "betel" (areca nut and betel leaf) preparation, and wornin the small flat weave shoulder bags of which we may still have two examples, see also Plainer incised bamboo lime pots...
  • AUD $140.00

    Timorese Slit Woven Bag.

      From West Timor this small shoulder bag, used for either tobacco or betel nut, is very finely woven with a light looped fringe of tiny glass beads. I'm told it's Atoni from near Kupang in West Timor, in Eastern Indonesia. This island amongst many is famous for its weaving traditions often combining Ikat with...
  • AUD $140.00

    Timorese Small Shoulder Bag

    From West Timor this small shoulder bag, used for either tobacco or betel nut, is very finely woven with a light looped fringe of tiny glass beads. I'm told it's Atoni from near Kupang in West Timor, in Eastern Indonesia. This island amongst many is famous for its weaving traditions often combining Ikat with coloured...
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    Timorese, Bamboo Tobacco Box

     This old tubular two piece carved bamboo box was made to carry tobacco, tucked into a Timorese man's woven waist sash. They may also have been carried in the small flat weave shoulder bags of which we have two examples. This broader or more squat design is for tobacco, as...