Definition of basketwork in English:


Line breaks: bas¦ket|work
Pronunciation: /ˈbɑːskɪtwəːk


[mass noun]
  • 1Material woven in the style of a basket.
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    • Protective coverings were made of leather, wood, shells, or basketwork, later replaced by bronze, iron, and steel.
    • Every available space is tastefully adorned with artwork: masks, busts, paintings, basketwork, weaponry, shields and much, much more.
    • Like all aspects of Balinese life, the intricately carved wooden sculptures, bamboo basketwork, silver and gold jewelry, and textiles are linked to religious and traditional beliefs on the island.
  • 1.1The craft of making basketwork.
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    • Occupational therapy in the form of needlework, woodcarving and basketwork and entertainment including film shows and dancing all played a big role in the men's rehabilitation.
    • Using traditional methods, skilled craftsmen and craftswomen indulge in Basketwork, which is famous in and around Ecuador.
    • Traditional crafts included pottery, basketwork, and woodwork.

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