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Late 19 th Century – Early 20 th Century
Size : 35.5 cm long , 18 cm dia. – 14 ins long , 7 ins dia.
Indonesian decorative art is generally characterised by a tendency to irregular scrollwork and plant designs are frequently used and interpreted . In Borneo the woven patterns are representations of animals and plants and it is believed that their use affords magical protection to the owner of the basket from general misfortune .
|Height||35.50 cm||(13.98 inches)|
|Width||18.00 cm||(7.09 inches)|