Antique Lombok Handbag
11" High With out the Handles ( With Handles: 23" High) x 11.5" Wide x 6" Deep
This handwoven plaited utilitarian rattan piece can be used as a storage basket or used as a handbag. Plaited baskets are woven with a flat, square or rectangular basket. Both the spider and plaited baskets have warps and weavers. The weavers go over and under the warps, both when plaiting and twining. The weaving is impecable, even & extremely tight. They are skilled basket weavers on Lombok, the first island east of Bali. This piece has a wood frame bottom.
Hand Woven in Lombok, Indonesia