Asian Tribal Art - Collecting Basket, Laos

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Collecting basket
Attapeu Area, Laos
Wood, lacquer, rattan, brass
12" (30.5 cm) high by 14" (35.5cm) diameter
Early to mid-20th century

A large, gracefully shaped, tightly woven carrying basket from the Laotian people. It has two integrated wire loops for the shoulder straps and a slightly flattened back where it would have rested against the body.


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