fine weave basket with raised loop handle; body tapers toward base; weave more open at top section with only vertical strands

© Tanabe Chikuunsai II

Tapered senshū-ami weave flower basket, c. 1935-1945

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This is an excellent example of a plaiting technique called senshū-ami, literally a “group of a thousand parallel lines” of bamboo gathered and tightly woven.

Details
Title
Tapered senshū-ami weave flower basket
Artist Life
1910 - 2000
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2013.29.166
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fine weave basket with raised loop handle; body tapers toward base; weave more open at top section with only vertical strands

© Tanabe Chikuunsai II

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