Basket with lid Ifugao
Hu'up, food basket with lid.
Plaited construction, bamboo, rattan.
Doc: "Basketry of the Luzon Cordillera, Philippines"Rattan bamboo
First half 20th century
Baskets serve as a national icon for Filipinos signifying agricultural and cultural relevance. It has been used as containers and traditional bags of the Filipino farmers for its products or a status symbol of the women amongst different indigenous groups.
40,5 cm X 40,5 cm, Height 15,5 cm