tray (containers)

Circular bamboo tray with two semi-circular handles, outer part of base and lip are bamboo strips wrapped around concentric rings and then plaited around rim of lip. Centre of tray has lattice-work of bamboo strips, with a cross formed of two lengths of bamboo lashed to the underside. The handle, with parallel strips of bamboo wrapped around, is nailed to a circle of bamboo attached to underside on which the tray rests.

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