The Basketry ClipArt gallery provides 19 illustrations of baskets and basket weaving techniques.

This diagram is an example of how to place a band on a basket that has been woven.

Banding a basket

This diagram is an example of how to place a band on a basket that has been woven.

"Pine shavings are the best to use, as they are less brittle than those of harder woods. Select a number and put them to soak in cold water to make the sot and pliable." -Beard, 1906

Basket made of wood shavings

"Pine shavings are the best to use, as they are less brittle than those of harder woods. Select a number…

A woven basket.

Basket

A woven basket.

"The simplest form of woven basketry and that in most general use for large baskets is checker work, in which the splints cross at right angles, each splint of the "weft" running alternately above and below the splints of the "warp."" -Foster, 1921

Checker Work Basket Weave

"The simplest form of woven basketry and that in most general use for large baskets is checker work,…

"Coiled baskets are made by sewing over and over with some sort of flexible material, each stitch interlacing with the one underneath." -Foster, 1921

Coiled Work Basket Weave

"Coiled baskets are made by sewing over and over with some sort of flexible material, each stitch interlacing…

"Coiled baskets are made by sewing over and over with some sort of flexible material, each stitch interlacing with the one underneath." -Foster, 1921

Coiled Work Basket Weave

"Coiled baskets are made by sewing over and over with some sort of flexible material, each stitch interlacing…

"The style of weaving common in baskets made of cane is known as twill work. This consists in passing each splint of the weft over two or more splints of the warp, then under two, forming a diagonal or twilled pattern." -Foster, 1921

Twill Work Basket Weave

"The style of weaving common in baskets made of cane is known as twill work. This consists in passing…

"This is the most intricate and also the most beautiful of all styles of weaving. The warp consists of rigid rods or splints, and the weft is in pairs or in three-strand, twining and braiding in threes." -Foster, 1921

Twined Work Basket Weave

"This is the most intricate and also the most beautiful of all styles of weaving. The warp consists…

"This is the most intricate and also the most beautiful of all styles of weaving. The warp consists of rigid rods or splints, and the weft is in pairs or in three-strand, twining and braiding in threes." -Foster, 1921

Twined Work Basket Weave

"This is the most intricate and also the most beautiful of all styles of weaving. The warp consists…

"Another common style is wicker work so frequently seen in willow baskets. This also is subject to a great variety of changes and patterns and is often combined with twilled work, for which it forms borders." -Foster, 1921

Wicker Work Basket Weave

"Another common style is wicker work so frequently seen in willow baskets. This also is subject to a…

This diagram is an example of how to bind off a basket that has been woven.

Binding off a basket

This diagram is an example of how to bind off a basket that has been woven.

Native American basketry patterns sketched in the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

Basketry Patterns

Native American basketry patterns sketched in the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

An illustration depicting Native American water vessels:A. Iroquois vessel of birchbarkB. Zuni woven water bottleC. Hauasupai boiling basket

Native American baskets

An illustration depicting Native American water vessels: A. Iroquois vessel of birchbark B. Zuni woven…

A wicker coracle.

Coracle

A wicker coracle.

The tea sieves are placed in a cylindrical basket that is slightly contracted in the middle.

Cylindrical basket

The tea sieves are placed in a cylindrical basket that is slightly contracted in the middle.

An oval basket used to hold decorative plants and flowers

Oval Jardiniere

An oval basket used to hold decorative plants and flowers

A square basket used to hold decorative plants and flowers.

Square Jardiniere

A square basket used to hold decorative plants and flowers.

A wicker-work basket used to hold decorative plants and flowers.

Wicker-Work Jardiniere

A wicker-work basket used to hold decorative plants and flowers.

This diagram is an example of how to trim a basket after the basket has been bounded and banded. This is an ornamental stage.

Trimming a basket

This diagram is an example of how to trim a basket after the basket has been bounded and banded. This…