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1. The craft or process of making baskets or objects woven like baskets.
2. Baskets and similar objects of interwoven material considered as a group. Also called basketwork.


1. (Crafts) the art or practice of making baskets
2. baskets collectively


(ˈbæs kɪ tri, ˈbɑ skɪ-)

1. baskets collectively; basketwork.
2. the art or process of making baskets.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.basketry - the craft of basket makingbasketry - the craft of basket making    
craft, trade - the skilled practice of a practical occupation; "he learned his trade as an apprentice"
السِّلاليّه: صِناعَةُ السِّلال
košíkářská prácekošíkářské zboží
körfugerî; tágavörur
sepet örmesepetçilik



(ˈbaːskit) noun
a container made of strips of wood, rushes etc woven together. She carried a large basket.
ˈbasketball noun
a game in which goals are scored by throwing a ball into a net on a high post.
a basketball court.
ˈbasketry noun
ˈbasketwork noun
articles made of plaited rushes etc.
a basketwork chair.
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Karen Hobbs teaches broom making, gourding, and basketry at conventions and retreats around the US and in the illustrated pages of "Swept Away: The Vanishing Art of Broom Making" she draws upon her years of experience and expertise to showcase the rich and colorful history of the American broomcorn industry, as well as revealing how broomcorn is grown, harvested, and dyed, and, following her easy step-by-step instructions with photographs and illustrations, how make your own broom using one of the seven different broom patterns provided, including Kitchen, Hearth, Cobweb, Turkey Wing Whisk, and Angel Whisk brooms.
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Peters Valley School of Craft is pleased to announce a new exhibition, All Things Considered 9: Basketry in the 21st Century, in the Sally D.
The artist feels very close to the art of basketry as he was born in a community of Limassol which is inseparably connected to basketry.
Native American artifacts including jewelry, beaded items, basketry, and pottery will be displayed in the Visitor Center.
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We wanted to sustain the momentum by hopefully offering more venues and events like this for the youth, hopefully next year we could also involve demonstrations on wooden sculpting, crochet, pottery-making, handicraft-weaving, basketry, these are all local to us here in La Union to promote our local crafts and industries while promoting culture and art, Rillera said.
The crafts on display in the Punjab pavilion include, block printing, wood carving, darree and khaddar weaving, basketry, pottery, embroidery, lacquer art, Multani blue tiles, tie and dye, zardozi, metal work, camel bone carving, khussa making, doll making, Gugoo Ghore and much more.
As a result of this isolation, Siwa developed a unique culture manifested in its crafts of basketry, pottery, and embroidery and in its styles of costume and silverwork.