Bamboo basket on plain square twilled base, with fine decorative patterns, chiefly reddish brown with some black detailing. The detailing is in horizontal bands in Iban style, which is continuous around the outside apart from a red vertical stripe within black borders at the middle of one side. The inner layer is of broader twill-woven splits of bamboo.
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