Summary

This is a man's basket and was likely used to carry personal belongings. It is painted with distinctive vertical stripes.

Physical Description

A twined conical basket made from pandanus and close weave. It is painted with natural pigments with vertical stripes in white pipe clay. Vegetable fibre string is stitched around the rim and a multistrand handle of vegetable fibre string is attached to the rim at the back.

Local Name

bathi

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