Summary

This is a woman's basket with horizontal bands created by use of three stranded twining and red cloth stitched around the body of the basket.

Physical Description

A twined conical basket made from pandanus with a close weave. Horizontal bands are defined by the eight lines of red and blue cotton cloth stitched around the body of the basket. Remnants of a multistrand vegetable fibre string handle is stitched to the rim at the back. The rim is stitched with vegetable fibre string using a blanket stitch.

Local Name

bathi

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