Definition of basketwork in English:



  • 1Material woven in the style of a basket.

    • ‘Like all aspects of Balinese life, the intricately carved wooden sculptures, bamboo basketwork, silver and gold jewelry, and textiles are linked to religious and traditional beliefs on the island.’
    • ‘Protective coverings were made of leather, wood, shells, or basketwork, later replaced by bronze, iron, and steel.’
    • ‘The whole basketwork shell was constructed flat, and then gradually jacked into shape over about two weeks in early February.’
    • ‘Here, a path leads through a hay meadow to a children's glade with great womb-like basketwork swings.’
    • ‘Every available space is tastefully adorned with artwork: masks, busts, paintings, basketwork, weaponry, shields and much, much more.’
    1. 1.1The craft of making material woven in the style of a basket.
      • ‘Using traditional methods, skilled craftsmen and craftswomen indulge in Basketwork, which is famous in and around Ecuador.’
      • ‘Traditional crafts included pottery, basketwork, and woodwork.’
      • ‘The village of Liopetri is famous for its traditional basketwork.’
      • ‘Rural skills in craft making (pottery, basketwork) are often unique and in varying demand from city dwellers.’
      • ‘Occupational therapy in the form of needlework, woodcarving and basketwork and entertainment including film shows and dancing all played a big role in the men's rehabilitation.’