Burden Basket

About this object

History of use

Burden basket

Physical description

Roughly rectangular basket with three cord ties attached around the rim. Simple coiled work (bifurcated stitches); parallel splint base construction; partial imbrication. Continuous vertical diamond striped in black/bullrush/red. (five per side, four per end) with red/bullrush fillers - stripes, three stitches wide, alternating in colour with every two coiled rows. Colour: tan.