basket (containers)

A bamboo basket on square base with fine decorative patterns in Iban style, chiefly reddish brown in lozenge shapes, continuous around the outside. The two bands are divided by narrow horizontal stripes about two thirds of the way up the basket. The underside undyed, twill woven. The rim is reinforced with a length of rattan bound to the body of the basket at intervals. There is an inner layer of broader twill-woven splits of bamboo.

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