About this object

History of use

Baskets are used for food storage, especially for protecting agriculture products from dampness and rodents. They are also used for a variety of collecting, preparing and serving food. Baskets are made by both men and women.

Cultural context

storage; food gathering; food service

Physical description

Basket of tightly coiled fibres in various shades of yellow to brown, and green in lower area. Rim is woven in pointed-arrow style in alternating shades. Narrows towards the convex bottom.