Carrying basket with sloping sides

Basket

Humanities Info Card | Updated 3 years ago

Registration Number: F3029

Location: Kathmandu, Nepal

Stitch Type: Seven-step caning

Collection Date: 1974

Description: A round basket with sloping sides. It has a natural colouration and is made from split bamboo with a willow rim and base.

Curator Story

 

Purchased by June from Kathmandu markets. It is one of a pair of baskets that may be attached to a pole and slung over the shoulders for carrying vegetables and goods to early morning markets.