Humanities Info Card | Updated 3 years ago
Registration Number: F3023
Stitch Type: Twill plaiting
Collection Date: 1973
Description: A lidded, rectangular, black and natural coloured basket with a diamond design and twill plaiting on the sides of the lid. Made of bamboo, it also features reinforced legs and rims in split bamboo. Slightly larger than F3022.Curator Story
Purchased from a Nepalese villager, these baskets come in Various sizes, some as large as European trunk. June notes that the diamond design one of the oldest of all basketry weaves and is the only design used in this area.