Storage Basket

About this object

History of use

Sectioned storage basket

Iconographic meaning

This basket is decorated with animal figures and a design that is similar in form to one that represents intestines.

Physical description

Sectioned rectangular coiled storage basket (bifurcated stitches) with coiled handle at center divider. Parallel slat dividers and base construction, the latter with overcast, twisted edge on bottom. Inner division into three compartments. Fully imbricated in grass, with designs in dark bark. Designs show two square scrolls with goats on the long sides, and "M" shapes on each short end, also with goats. Some goats have accents in red bark. Rims of dividers, including handle, have grass beading.