Indonesia ~ Palembang, Sumatra | Crown; gilded copper. ca. late 19th to early 20th century || Such a crown was probably worn by a noblewoman or dancer at the court of Palembang in southeastern Sumatra.
36 x 42 cm ‘kishie’, a basket used in Shetland, Orkney and the West Highlands for carrying peat to the roads and for transporting it from the peat stacks to the fire. It was made by D. W. McCallum of Scottish Crafts at Saint Ninian's in Stirling. It is a round basket, made of palembang cane, with a rope handle by which it would be slung over the shoulder of the wearer, usually a woman.
delicious vanilla cupcakes or cookies frosted in white icing and embellished with dusty pink stencil designs and further adorned with white flowers with edible mini gold pearls, pink roses and pink flowers with white centers.