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Uganda Lidded Basket Coiled African Art

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Title Uganda Lidded Basket Coiled Papyrus Plants Africa
Type of Object Basket
Country of Origin Uganda
People Unspecified
Materials papyrus plant Fibers
Approximate Age Contemporary
Dimensions 4.75 inches diam x 4.25 inches Diam.
Overall Condition Excellent
Damage/Repair None

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Additional Information: A medium lidded  coiled basket  made from papyrus plants 

The art of making basket has became one of the most lucrative activities for women in Uganda . It has became  the main source of income for many women. Thus more of these baskets are today produced  for commercial purpose. Traditionally such baskets were made to fill some household needs. 

Recommended Reading:

Bryan Sentance, Art of the Basket. Traditional Basketry From Around The World, Thames & Hudson, London, 2001

Ed Rossbach, Basket as Textile Art, Studio Vita, London, Sydney, Auckland, Toronto, Johannesburg

Jannie Van Heerden , Zulu Basketry, 2009