Basketmakers use stiff fibres to manually weave objects such as containers, baskets, mats and furniture. They use various traditional techniques and materials according to the region and the intended use of the object.

Alternative label

  • reed weaving handicraft worker

  • reed weaver

  • basket reed weaver

  • reed basket weaver

  • basket weaving handicraft worker

  • artisan basket weaver

  • basket weaver

Regulatory aspect

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