Alms bowl with cover

This container with rounded base and cover was woven with fine strips of rattan and twine, which were then covered with layers of lacquer. It was intended as an alms bowl, for use by a monk, in his daily collection of food and alms.

Date/Period
c.1930's
Region
Cambodia
Dimension
Object size: H6.3 x D30.5 cm (Lid)
Accession No.
1995-01628
Material
Basketry with lacquer
Collection of
Asian Civilisations Museum
Category
Fibre Work