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Item Medium-Large Hand Crafted Yanagi-Gori Box With Lid

Woven From Japanese Willow Trees Bark Strips Yanagi-Gori Translates to "Willow Basket"
Early 1900s
The date written on the inside of the basket is 1907 (Meiji Year 40).
15 X 9 X 5.5 inches
28 X 20 X 8 cm
See inch tape in last photo
9 oz, 260 g
Good overall condition
Few nicks here and there, see photos
Comment These baskets were used in the home to hold small household items or other personal effects. This one was probably made in the Japanese Sannin 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 fits.

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