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basketry

[bas-ki-tree, bah-ski-] /ˈbæs kɪ tri, ˈbɑ skɪ-/
noun
1.
baskets collectively; basketwork.
2.
the art or process of making baskets.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; basket + -ry
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Examples from the web for basketry
  • Sometimes his pieces resemble hybrids of basketry and cooperage.
  • It was during a required in-service training session that she discovered basketry.
  • For example,bones were made into awls and used for basketry and leather working.
  • As a result of these changes, basketry styles changed and became hybridized.
  • It is also of interest that a people who were fairly expert at basketry should have taken the pains to carry on this industry.
  • Elderberry twigs and fruit are employed in creating dyes for basketry.
  • Spring was also the time to collect camas bulbs and basketry materials.
  • basketry, weaving, wood carving, and metal working were also unknown among the comanches.
British Dictionary definitions for basketry

basketry

/ˈbɑːskɪtrɪ/
noun
1.
the art or practice of making baskets
2.
baskets collectively
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