Cylindrical drawstring basket of fine strips of rattan woven in a twill pattern in bands, accentuated in patterning on the outside with black dye. The main, widest band of patterning has five kite-shaped figures around. Above and below this are bands of geometrical patterns all the way down to the base. The top of the basket has integral woven loops. The sides are attached to a base made of a coil of fibre bound into a disc. Two cords pass through the top loops, each attached to the end of a strap woven of the same fibre, each strap itself with a loop top and bottom. At bottom of each of the two straps, through the loop a further cord attaches it to the base.
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