from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The craft or process of making baskets or objects woven like baskets.
- n. Baskets and similar objects of interwoven material considered as a group. Also called basketwork.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The process of weaving unspun vegetable fibers to make a basket.
- n. baskets collectively
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The art of making baskets; also, baskets, taken collectively.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Basketwork or basketware; basket-making.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the craft of basket making
[Page 246] lent by the Field Museum, and later by carefully selected specimens of basketry from the Philippines.
(hint: take up crafts ... basketry is easy and engrossing!) +1 Good Comment?
These days the term 'basketry' can be applied to just about anything formed from a woven material ... and while the humble basket still exists, so too do more creative, and dramatic interpretations.
In our case, one of our crops is basketry willow and our value added products are baskets.
Its Mercado de Artesanías features ceramics, handmade amate paper, wicker basketry and all kinds of gemstones.
On the starboard side of the bridge, tangled nests of steel basketry cast angular inky shadows.
Throughout his years teaching, he created his own body of work and bamboo basketry became a serious avocation.
Though he was very disappointed, it was at this time that his fascination with basketry began.
Japanese fine art basketry dates back to the 1700s when the literati, who practiced flower arrangement, imported expensive baskets from China.
Besides textiles, the exhibit presents works in media ranging from architecture, basketry and photography, to furniture, ceramics, fashion, metalwork and jewelry.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.