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Cane baskets with arches

The artefact

These noteworthy handcrafted baskets with arches made using the artisanal weaving technique known as weft and warp can be used in a number of different ways. The variety of plants used convey pleasing chromatic variations to this artefact, which is characterised by the strong scent of myrtle: a distinctive trait of this craftsman’s production. Characterised by ever different manufacture, it is produced in many sizes according to specific requirements.


Materiali: Reeds, Willow, Oleaster, Mirto
Tecniche di lavorazione: Crossover weaving in Sardinia
Dimensioni: Diameter 35 cm; height 10 cm
Località di produzione: Villaputzu

Artigiano: Antonello Utzeri
Settore: Baskets

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Crafting technique: Crossover weaving in Sardinia
Materials: Reeds Willow Oleaster Mirto