Plaited Cardboard Basket (W54)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Plaited Cardboard Basket

Made in

London

Date

1983

Description

Cubic basket made of plaits of cardboard painted with acrylic paints, with dyed cane threaded in and out of the plaited card.

Materials and techniques

Cardboard painted with acrylic paints, then cut into strips and bias-plaited using an ancient technique commonly found on baskets made of cut leaves. Dyed cane threaded in and out of the plaited card.

Dimensions

height:  31cm
width:  32cm

Object number

W54

Category

  • Plaited Cardboard Basket, Lois Walpole, 1983, Crafts Council Collection: W54. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

    Plaited Cardboard Basket, Lois Walpole, 1983, Crafts Council Collection: W54. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

  • Plaited Cardboard Basket, Lois Walpole, 1983, Crafts Council Collection: W54. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

    Plaited Cardboard Basket, Lois Walpole, 1983, Crafts Council Collection: W54. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.