Basketry, Tanabe Chikunsai III (previously Shochiku), Artist, Flower Basket, Core, 1969 Bamboo (yadake and madake) and rattan Selected techniques: parallel construction, square plaited base (upper), diamond twill plaited base (underside), H. 9 1/2 in x Diam. 24 in., Photograph by Kaz Tsuruta
Flower Basket with Twisted Thousand Line Construction, Dawning Clouds, 1992 By Katsushiro Soho (b. 1934) Kanto region: active in Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture. Katsushiro Soho was named Living National Treasure in 2005 Bamboo (madake) and rattan Selected techniques: thousand line construction, twisting (hineri), diamond twill plaiting, twill plaiting H. 6 1/2 in x W. 24 in x D. 6 in.