basket (containers)

Circular basket made from plant fibre which has been coloured red, with decorative motifs and bands in brown and natural. The base of the basket is natural with green and light purple decoration. The lid has a circular base which tapers to a very narrow round top. It is mainly red, with some decoration in brown and natural. There is a handle made from twisted natural plant fibre protruding from the top.

Label: unknown small label found with object.

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