About this object

History of use

Baskets are woven by men and women from plant fibres. They are used to protect agricultural products from spoilage. They are stored above ground on shelves or suspended by ropes or nets. Baskets are also used for the preparation and serving of food.

Cultural context

storage; collecting; food service

Physical description

Tightly coiled plant fibre basket in varying shades of yellow, and brown. The rim is woven in a pointed-arrow style in light and dark alternating colours. Basket narrows to convex bottom.