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Item Small Hand Crafted Yanagi-Gori Box With Lid
Woven From Japanese Willow Trees Bark Strips
Yanagi-Gori Translates to "Willow Basket"

Family Seal (Kamon)
The weaving is laced with cotton thread to add strength. See Photos
Mid 1900s
12 X 8.5 X 2.5 inches
32 X 22 X 6 cm
Inch tape in last photo
0.6 lbs, 263g
Good Overall Condition
See Photos For Details
Comment These baskets were used in the home to hold clothing and/or other personal effects. This one was probably made in the Japanese San'in Region, a well know area for it's high quality basket-making. This region generally refers to the prefectures of Shimane, Tottori and northern area of Yamaguchi which are near Kyoto where we acquired these baskets.

Use for sewing basket, fabric stash or whatever.