lid (containers)

The larger of two lids of an 'oko beni' or 'oko wini' (wini = seeds) basket. This plaited lid, like other parts of the basket, is made of lontar palm leaves. It has a squarish base, with a ridge where the basketmaker, Ina Keraba Lodo, finishes the top of the main part of the lid. An upper part, which is circular, is used for storing offerings of dried coconut and betel chewing.

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