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Africa | Cowrie shell basket from Nigeria | The Hausa people of the north, used baskets such as this for storing items.

H : x DIAM : The Hausa people of Northern Nigeria used baskets such as this for storing items. In Western Africa, shell money was usual legal tender up until the mid century and has been added to the basket to enhance its prestige.

Africa | Lidded basket (Igiseke) from the Tutsi people of Rwanda | 20th century | Dryed grass.  The black dye is derived from boiling banana flowers.

Lidded Basket

Lidded basket, Rwanda, early-mid century, Metropolitan Museum of Art collection

Africa | A decorated calabash used as a Milk Pot by the Borana or Gudji people of Ethiopia | ca. 1990

A decorated calabash used as a Milk Pot by the Borana or Gudji people of Ethiopia circa

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Alastar Heseltine Alastair Heseltine Anne Mette Hjornholms Anne Mette Hjornholms Water Basket, Nayda Smith Tasmanian Museum & A.

Kagedo Japanese Art Flower Basket by Iizuka Rokansai Titled "Hoden" or Holy Shrine - Kagedo Japanese Art

Kagedo Japanese Art Flower Basket by Iizuka Rokansai Titled "Hoden" or Holy Shrine - Kagedo Japanese Art

Each Zulu basket is handcrafted from Ilala palm. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Der richtige Wäschekorb in der Waschküche - clevere Einrichtungsideen

artafrica:  Milk Bucket, Kenya

Borana peoples Creation Place/Dates: Kenya, Title: Milk bucket Medium: Hide, fiber, and cowries Dimensions: 13 x 11 x in.

Matt Tommey | "Vested". Kudzu, Hickory and Poplar Bark with Copper Accent and Stitching.

Kudzu, Hickory and Poplar Bark with Copper Accent and Stitching.

Christine Love Adcock, Artist,Tall Lecheguilla, coiled basket of dyed and natural lecheguilla fiber,

Christine Love Adcock, Artist,Tall Lecheguilla, coiled basket of dyed and natural lecheguilla fiber,

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