This is probably a man's basket with broad bands separated by cloth strips stitched around the body.

Physical Description

A twined conical basket made from pandanus with close weave and painted with natural pigments. The basket has blocks of horizontal bands with sections of parallel horizontal stripes and others with sloping lines. The multi-strand vegetable fibre string handle is attached to the rim at the back of the basket.

Local Name

bathi mindirr

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