About this object

Cultural context

basketry; plant technology; storage

Physical description

Circular coiled basket (part a) with a lid (part b). Simple interlocking coiled work with bifurcated stitches, and watch-spring base and lid construction. The sides of the basket (part a) alternate black and red with x-shapes. Lid (part b) has two concentric series of four alternately red and black forms in x-shapes. Lid (part b) with flange indented on the lid and outer coiled row of the lid is given a series of twists to produce a looped edge of sorts.