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Basket

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Object Number:89-13-212
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Thai (uncertain)
Burmese (uncertain)
Provenience: Thailand (uncertain)
Burma (uncertain)
Date Made: 18th Century - 1989
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1989
Section:Asian
Materials:Basketry
Technique:Basketry
Basketry
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Lyons, Keeper of the Asian Collections, University Museum, 1989

Description

Basket used at Christian weddings as flower basket carried by flower girls. Golden colored woven basket with round rim and square base. Large handle consisting of two reeds running under basket and twisted together over the top in a wide arch. There are supporting struts on sides and bottom and two support strips around upper rim. See 89-13-244.

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