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Kalinga basket for sweer potatoes / vegetables "awit" #2


Philippines Kalinga Igorot basket for vegetables/sweet potatoes locally known as "awit". This type of basket is carried in the side of the user or with two hands rather than on the head. The basket is used for lighter crops.


Type of Object: Basket for vegetables / sweet potatoes

Construction Method: Plaited

Local Terms: "awit" (Kalinga) , "lagba" (Kankanaey) , "lab-ba" (Bontoc)

Period/Date: Mid - late 20th century

Ethnic Group: Kalinga ( Igorots or Cordillerans) of Northern Luzon Philippines

Country of Origin: Philippines

Materials: Rattan, bamboo

Dimensions: (Approximate) Height: 8" Diameter: 12"


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  • Shipping Weight (Plus Packaging): 1000grams