Woven rattan hand-carry basket

This is a woven rattan hand-carry basket commonly used by female hawkers in the 1970s for peddling food such as ‘petai’ (long flat bean) or ‘nasi lemak’ (coconut-flavoured rice).

Date/Period
1970s
Region
Singapore and Malaysia
Dimension
Object size: H53 x Diameter 46 cm
Accession No.
2006-01661
Material
rattan
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Category
Folklife Collection