basket (containers)

Carrying basket made of plant material on a square base set on a square stand, from which rise dark brown uprights at each corner. The basket is made from a plain weave of natural undyed bamboo splits apart from two horizontal bands near the top of the basket, which are of splits dyed brown. There is a rattan cane hoop at the rim. The inside of the basket is lined in hide.

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