basket (containers)

Oval shaped basket with a concave base giving it a kidney shaped profile. The basket is strung underneath and thorough the sides with flying fox fur wool forming a double handle. The design allows the basket to be rested on the hip whilst carried on the shoulder.

Label: A brown card label was found with this object which reads "Loyalty Is. Uvea I NoR45".

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