- the craft of making baskets
- baskets collectively
- The craft or process of making baskets or objects woven like baskets.
- Baskets and similar objects of interwoven material considered as a group. Also called basketwork .
From basket + -ry.
- The warrior painted the story of conflicts on his robe only in part, to help him recount the history of his life; the Eskimo etched the prompters of his legend on ivory; the Tlinkit carved them on his totem post; the women fixed them in pottery, basketry, or blankets.
- The products of the textile industry in America were bark cloth, wattling for walls, fences and weirs, paper, basketry, matting, loom products, needle or point work, net-work, lacework and embroidery.
- Their basketry, both in Canada and in Arizona, was coiled work.
- On the Pacific coast of America the efflorescence of basketry in every form of technic was known.
- The forming of bird skins, rabbit skins and feathers into robes, and all basketry technic, existed from Vancouver Island to Central America.