Basketry (world gallery - gallery text)



Basketry

Items in this section

130 Makah basket
Washington, USA, 1860-1910
G750

131 Shield
Solomon Islands, late 19th c.
60673

132 Pomo basket
California, USA, early 20th c.
112320

133 Fish basket\\ Portugal, early to mid 20th c.
71407

134 Abelam mask
PNG, late 1950s
48235

135 Salakot hat
Philippines, mid 20th.
238697

136 Pine tree root basket
Poland, mid 20th c.
64846

137 Sukuma basket
Tanzania, early 20th c.
66627

138 Nuu-chah-nulth container
Vancouver Is., Canada, 19th c.
G752

139 Apache basket
Southwestern USA, 19th c.
45618

140 Headrest
China, early 20th c. 109945

141 Coffee bean carrier
Uganda, mid 20th c.
65808

142 Wedding basket
Sarawak, Malaysia, 1960
217871

143 Kete kiwi bag
New Zealand, late 19th c.
73013

144 Basketry purse
Malaysia, 20th c.
G760

145 Fan-shaped basket
Japan, early 20th c.
G749

146 Lacquered basket
Sumatra, 19th c.
G748

147 Cap
Sumatra, 1925
40288

148 Pancho Villa and his horse
Mexico, circa 1930
G755

149 Butter container
Ethiopia, 20th c.
G751

150 Bontoc basket\\ Philippines, 20th c.
G753

151 Dish
Congo, early 20th c.
130190

152 Betel chew basket
Indonesia, late 20th c.
G754

153 Ostrich eggshell water bottle
Somalia, early 20th c.
69136

154 Batak flask
Sumatra, early 20th c.
67282

155 Vessel
India, 19th c.
55558

156 Zulu Imbenge beer pot covers
South Africa, late 20th c.
G757

157 Platter
Palestine, late 19th or early 20th c.
77096

158 Baby’s shawl
England, 1963
194771

159 Moses basket
Forest Hill, UK, collected 2017
G756

160 Shoes
Siberia, before 1969
G758

Collection Information

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