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The basket weaver

Basket weaving is an ancient craft that involves braiding pliant materials (like wicker) into different household products needed for urban and rural life. Basket weavers made baskets of all kinds as well as cradles, hoods and specific objects required for other trades.

[peinture #00686]
Basket Maker
Carving wood to make the sides of a basket.
France, Brittany
Sketch, grease pencil and gouache, sketchbook page (disbound)
Credit: Frédéric Back
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