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Friday
Jul252008

Japanese baskets via nantucket

I started making baskets with Etsko and Akemi. They taught me the intricacies of the Nantucket style which uses reed and rattan over a wooden form. The Baskets take an incredibly long time to make but are really beautiful and amazingly durable. The Japanese used to use these tight weave baskets for scooping up and transferring whale oil. 









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