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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

Boards interpretted as Viking baskets have been recovered that have a wooden base and a wooden lid, which was carved with a basic horse shape.

15th Century Baskets

Heironymous Bosch depcits woven baskets in some of his paintings. These have handles on the side, wooden lids and straps that loop across the shoulders.