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Ifugao basket for sweet potatoes "allataw"


Philippines Ifugao Igorot basket for vegetables/sweet potatoes locally known as "allataw". The allataw is a shorter version of the "balyag" (Ifugao) a basket similar to the "kayabang" (Ibaloi) but with square profile. It is used to transport root crops. This basket is considered an specialty product of Cambulo, Ifugao.


Type of Object: Basket for vegetables / sweet potatoes

Construction Method: Plaited

Local Terms: "allataw"

Period/Date: Mid - late 20th century

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

Country of Origin: Philippines

Materials: Rattan, wood

Dimensions: (Approximate) Height: 16" Width: 13"


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  • Shipping Weight (Plus Packaging): 2500grams