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Lordly House Museum

Basket


Accession number: O.59
Category: container
Materials: ash;elastic ?, canvas ?; metal
Measurements: 27.5 cm W x 33 cm H x 32.5 cm Depthheight measurement is from base to top of basket; height including handle is 46 cm; width measurement is taken at base (at bottom); height at the backside is 13.5 cm
Description: a flat weave, oval  basket with a narrow green weaver on the second row from the bottom and the second row from the top, and a similar narrow red weaver underneath the top green weaver; the basket has a full front and the back is approximately one-third the height of the front. Approximately one-third of the way down the weavers are omitted and some type of fabric ?has been woven through the open spaces.   The frame of the basket is lashed with red raffia?

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