basket (containers)

Circular cane basket formed by weaving horizontal lengths of cane around ribs which cross at the base of the basket in two bundles of eight strands. Curved handle over the top formed of cane wrapped in leaf strips, inserted at each end through the horizontal bands forming the basket.

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