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Twill basket, square-based with round rim and spun-vegetable fibre handle; dark brown with remnants of yellow colour inside.
Diameter: 15.70 centimetres
Height: 15.20 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Twill basket. Round mouth, square base.
Probably used for keeping personal possesions and other small objects (MK37). TUCANO.
Body: Twill weave, predominantly 'under 3, over 3' - next row the same but one removed.
Rim: vertical strips are caught and held against rows of thicker cane placed on inside around top and 'sewn' together with spun vegetable fibre strip - secured to basket by this strip encircling all rows of cane at intervals around rim.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number