Basketry of this kind includes the making of table mats, serving trays, laundry hampers, door mats. . .and almost any receptacle for holding or carrying purposes. Such baskets when thoughtfully chosen serve a very practical use in the community or in the homes of the children.
The text is from Inexpensive Basketry, by William S. Marten (1922). Click here to read it online, or download it free, from the Internet Archive.
artwork by Joanne Stanbridge 2015