basket (general & multipurpose)

Japanese basketry scoop for use in the garden. Formed of a horseshoe-shaped length of cane which forms a frame along the upper edge, with further lengths of cane forming the base. These are woven together by narrow splits of cane and attached to the top frame which is further bound with splits of cane.

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