Elephant shaped basket
Humanities Info Card | Updated 3 years ago
Registration Number: F3018
Description: A basket designed to look like the body of an elephant with a rider perched atop. The upper torso of the elephant acts as the lid while the legs and lower torso act as the base.Curator Story
Sadly, we have very little provenance associated with this gorgeous and intricately woven piece. The basket's holding area is relatively small compared to its overall size, indicating that it could have been used to store smaller important items such as jewelry.