Wedding Baskets (292)

Indonesian Wedding Baskets
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Indonesia, Sumatra, Lampung Bay
Glass, shells, fabric
H: 13.5 cm, W: 32.0 cm,
Diam: 31.3 cm
(97.6.1, 97.6.2, 97.6.3)

These three baskets were made to contain wedding gifts and are an example of an early form of recycling, as they were returned to their owners to be used again and again at other weddings.