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lidded basket with handle
  • Philippines
  • lidded basket with handle, late 1800s–1979
  • Where object was made: Philippines
  • plant fiber, weaving, braiding
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 20 x 29 x 12 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 7/8 x 11 3/8 x 4 3/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3589

The narrow rectangular basket has a lid that sits over the top, covering most of the base. The braided strap runs down the sides and across the bottom and the lid travels up and down the strap. There is braided detail at the top of the lid, which is slightly concave at the top. The basket has a herringbone weave.