About this object

History of use

Baskets are used for carrying and storage of a wide variety of goods. They are also used for cooking. Women and girls make and use baskets, and it is a valuable asset to be able to make quality ones. Family wealth was partially correlated to the number and quality of baskets possessed.

Cultural context


Physical description

Large rectangular coiled basket with a wrapped rim. Inward pointing triangular geometric pattern in yellow, red, yellow and red/yellow, yellow/black.