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Rare beaded Bogobo basket, Mindanao , Philippines (DAC)

A superbly woven light basket decorated with a band of beadwork arounn the top and small beaded roundels on the lid. The hand woven shoulder strap is also decorated with beads.

The Bagabo live in the eastern part of Davao Island and believe their ancestors introduced Hinduism to the area. This is an old and used piece and there is a repair to the bamboo rim at the top, invisible when the lid is in place, and a small hole in one of the four corners of the top of the lid. Height 33 cm / 13 inches, diameter 23 cm / 9 inches.

Price: 280.00 AUD
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