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A '''basket''' is a container that is generally made of woven vegetable matter. Typically during the [[medieval]] period, this material would be a [[wood]] like [[willow]].  
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A '''basket''' is a container that is generally made of woven vegetable matter. Typically during the [[medieval]] [[period]], this material would be a [[wood]] like [[willow]].  
  
 
==Viking Baskets==
 
==Viking Baskets==
Boards interpreted as [[Viking]] baskets have been recovered that have a wooden base and a wooden lid, which was carved with a basic horse shape. Coil baskets also have been discovered in Viking-age Lund and the Oseberg burial. There is also an undated example from the Farm Beneath the Sand, Greenland.
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Boards interpreted as [[Viking]] baskets have been recovered that have a wooden base and a wooden lid, which was carved with a basic [[horse]] shape. Coil baskets also have been discovered in Viking-age Lund and the [[Oseberg]] burial. There is also an undated example from the Farm Beneath the Sand, [[Greenland]].
  
==13-14th Century Baskets==
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==[[13th century|13]]-[[14th Century]] Baskets==
A wicker basket lid from York, with willow rods woven around slats, has been discovered, which is of a unique construction in medieval Europe.
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A wicker basket lid from [[York]], with [[willow]] rods woven around slats, has been discovered, which is of a unique construction in medieval [[Europe]].
  
==15th Century Baskets==  
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==[[15th Century]] Baskets==  
[[Wikipedia:Hieronymus_Bosch|Hieronymus Bosch]] depicts woven baskets in some of his paintings. These have handles on the side, wooden lids and a strap that loops across the shoulders.
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[[Wikipedia:Hieronymus_Bosch|Hieronymus Bosch]] depicts woven baskets in some of his [[painting]]s. These have handles on the side, wooden lids and a strap that loops across the shoulders.
  
 
== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==

Latest revision as of 11:32, 11 November 2009

A basket is a container that is generally made of woven vegetable matter. Typically during the medieval period, this material would be a wood like willow.

Viking Baskets

Boards interpreted as Viking baskets have been recovered that have a wooden base and a wooden lid, which was carved with a basic horse shape. Coil baskets also have been discovered in Viking-age Lund and the Oseberg burial. There is also an undated example from the Farm Beneath the Sand, Greenland.

13-14th Century Baskets

A wicker basket lid from York, with willow rods woven around slats, has been discovered, which is of a unique construction in medieval Europe.

15th Century Baskets

Hieronymus Bosch depicts woven baskets in some of his paintings. These have handles on the side, wooden lids and a strap that loops across the shoulders.

External Links