basket (containers)

A basketry container made of woven leaf and textile and decorated with shells. The lid is attached to the main basket with a handle. The lower edge of the basket has fringes made of shells hanging from it. The pieces of textile are arranged in a patchwork pattern with many shells sewn over the surface.

Label: Old exhibition label found with object.
Label: Brown paper label found with object.
Label: Commonwealth Institute label tied to object.

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