basket (containers); lid (containers)

A basket with a detachable lid. The basket is round with a bulbous body and straight neck. The basket is made from mid-brown grass with darker grasses woven to create a chevron pattern. The lid is round with shallow sides and has darker canes creating a concentric circle design.

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