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Lordly House Museum

Basket


Accession number: 2014.12.13
Category: container
Materials: ash?; metal
Measurements: 30.2 cm L x 20.8 cm W x 27.2 cm H x 16 cm Depthheight is from the base to the top of the handle
Description: woven basket; it has a rectangular flat base with four corners that  transition into an oval shape; the top banding is one piece of wood held in place by small metal tacks.  The curved handle is one piece of wood extending down the inside of the basket and held in place by the weaving of the woven strips. The vertical strips are folded over the top and secured by being tucked-in to the horizontal weaving, and further secured by an inner single band.