Jordan Culture: Basketry Last updated on
Tuesday 20th April 2010
Handwoven baskets and trays come in all shapes and sizes and are made from bamboo fronds, split bamboo and palm leaves. Baskets with handles were often used to carry fruits and vegetables to and from market, or to store grain in the home. The large, lidded baskets were used for laundry.
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