box (containers); lid (containers)

Rectangular basket with lid. The lid nearly the same height and covers the sides of the basket. Basket with rectangular base, rounded ends at top, made of twilled strips, twisted over and back down at the top to form a sturdy rim. Lid with rectangular top, rounded ends at base, made of twilled strips, twisted over and back up at the base to form a sturdy rim. A piece of string attached to the basket at one end. A label made from part of a blank postcard, punched with two holes and with remains of sticky tape, with typed inscription: `LAKHER PIONEER MISSION. Basket woven from bamboo’

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