basketry basketry  /ˈbæ skə tri/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the craft of basket making

Usage(s):

  1. The Mogollones lacked metals, but they were good craftsmen in bone, stone,'textiles, basketry and clay.
  2. They enjoyed considerable leisure, given over to dancing, singing, ballgames, and sex, and expressed themselves artistically in basketry, woodworking, pottery, and jewelry.
  3. Sometimes his pieces resemble hybrids of basketry and cooperage.

News

  • The Gods Among Us: Stunning Hopi Art Exhibit

    A new exhibit featuring six types of Hopi katsina figures as depicted in 170 objects, from woodcarving, basketry and painting has just opened at the Fred Jones Jr Museu...
    on July 2, 2013     Source: Indian Country Today

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