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Woven bamboo sewing basket

Early 20th century

Woven bamboo sewing basket(m)Origin: Jiangxi province

  • bamboo
  • 400mm wide x 250mm deep x 300mm high


These baskets were used to hold sewing instruments and material. The woven parts are made using fine bamboo. The top has fish motifs symbolising abundance. The body has stylised plum blossom motifs representing a wish for happiness.

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