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Oval basket of straw with carrying handle, bound with simmints of bent grass: British, Papa Westray, Orkney

Museum reference

W.QP 35

Object name



Straw, Grass

Physical description

Oval, almost round, straw basket of brown bark-on willow, bound with simmints of bent grass, and with a single bent willow stem handle. With three ribs on each side and a central rib going into the handel. Handle attached by "God's eye"


Collector: Baxter, Evelyn Vida, Dr, 1879 - 1959
Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland, Northern Europe

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