Basketry

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Basketry Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    basketry n : the craft of basket making
Basketry Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Basketry \Bas"ket*ry\, n. The art of making baskets; also, baskets, taken collectively.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Basketry'


Basket weaving (also basketry, basket making, or basketmaking) is the process of weaving unspun vegetable fibres into a basket or other similar form. People and artists who weave baskets are called basketmakers and basket weavers.

Basketry is made from a variety of fibrous or pliable materials•anything that will bend and form a shape. Examples include pine straw, stems, animal hair, hide, grasses, thread, and wood.

The indigenous peoples and the native and aboriginal tribes are renowned for their basket-weaving techniques. These baskets may then be traded for goods but may also be used for religious ceremonies.

Basketry can be classified into four types: Catherine Erdly

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  • Basic pine needle basketry class offered at DeSoto
    A class on making a coiled pine needle basket from longleaf pine needles will be offered at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the DeSoto State Park Nature Center next to the Country Store. Read more on this news related to 'Basketry'

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