Strips are also woven into cages, chairs, beds and other articles of furniture, Oriental wicker-work in bamboo being unequalled for beauty and neatness of workmanship. In China the interior portions of the stem are beaten into a pulp and used for the manufacture of the finer varieties of paper.
I'll bring a couple of cages home from work tomorrow, so we can catch the chickens and bring them all up here at once.
The inhabitants of tropical America sometimes keep fireflies in small cages for purposes of illumination, or make use of the insects for personal adornment.
Tapering ropes, tail-ropes suspended from the cages, and other means of equalization, are also employed.