Flat, rectangular bag-shaped small basket woven of vegetable fibre, the broadly-spaced weft arranged in waves of pale and dark fibre. The rim is of darker fibre, and the thin, twisted carrying cord of dark and pale fibre. Two small pieces of wood wrapped with fibre have been tied to the carrying cord.
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