Summary

This is a plain conical basket probably used to hold personal belongings or used when hunting to carry bush foods.

Physical Description

A twined conical basket made from pandanus. It is undecorated. The rim is stitched with vegetable fibre string using a blanket stitch and it has a wide mouth. Remnants of the multistrand vegetable fibre string handle are attached to the rim at the back of the basket, and string has been stitched around the rim.

Local Name

bathi

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