Carrying container. Japan. Natural color rattan with twining decoration above and below the rim coli. Decorative knot, circles braided together and wrapped at end to form closing. Japanese character on metal clasp.
Rattan and metal. 24 cm L x 24 cm H
Woman's bamboo and rattan bag, circa 1910.
Mr. Kohachi Obara (1978)
Courtesy of Bishop Museum