Bamboo is stronger and more flexible than most type of wood. It also has some favorable characteristics: low shrinkage, easy splitting, high elasticity, extreme toughness, good tensile and compression strength. Bamboo, a fastest growing woody plant, is highly appreciated for its high economic value and cultural significance. Due to excellent beauty and utility, bamboo is widely used for the manufacturing of various items. Being appreciated for its high economic value and cultural significance, it is used to carry various types of pulses, sand, grains & vegetables
This is a very nice, rattan / wicker basket with hinged lid from the 1950’s or 1960’s. Rectangular style basket has braided ring that attach to the lid and one wood pegs attached to the front, fit into braided loops on the basket top to keep lid closed. Front handle is double braided for extra strength. Condition is good overall with no breaks, holes or missing pieces. Normal wear, scuffs and scratches for age of the basket and previous use. Perfect size for a picnic, to store remotes, papers or just for decor.
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