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Flying Baskets

Flying Baskets

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  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 24 Oct 2018, 00:55
I lite them.
Bill Phillips: So do I Ray
A great subject...
Bill Phillips: I thought you might enjoy this one Larry
  • sherri
  • Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
  • 24 Oct 2018, 01:03
an exceptional capture
Bill Phillips: Thanks Sherri. Part of a display at the local county museum
Jolie décoration.
Bill Phillips: I thought it was fun Martine
A unique but essentially difficult way to store the baskets smile Nice !
Bill Phillips: Not ideal if you need a ladder to get one down to go shopping with
A fun shot - and a really lovely song!
Bill Phillips: I always liked that song
  • Chris
  • Not Nowhere
  • 24 Oct 2018, 06:24
I only know the term TRUG for the left top. I bet the others have specialised names too..
Bill Phillips: Yes Trug I know too. I have never really thought about basket names
This is a good display, Bill, of how baskets can be made so differently from one another. And yes, what a fun video.
Bill Phillips: All shapes and sizes in the world of baskets Ginnie
  • Philine
  • Germany
  • 24 Oct 2018, 06:35
Haha- but fine craftwork!
Bill Phillips: Basket weaving is still a much practised craft I believe Philine
  • Lisl
  • England
  • 24 Oct 2018, 06:41
Not many people use baskets any more. Do you remember the "gondola" baskets that were all the rage in the 60s?
Bill Phillips: They tend to be used for decoration but the craft of making them seems to be alive and well. I remember wine bottles in baskets with candles in them grin
  • Astrid
  • Netherlands
  • 24 Oct 2018, 07:14
I love baskets like that, very useful, Bill.
Bill Phillips: A good basket will last a lifetime Astrid
  • gutteridge
  • Somewhere in deep space
  • 24 Oct 2018, 07:34
This picture is a basket case.
Bill Phillips: and it takes one to recognise one they say.
  • Richard Trim
  • Suffolk: where the sun rises first in England
  • 24 Oct 2018, 09:09
Do you use one of these when you do the shopping, Billiam?
Bill Phillips: Naturally comrade. I also dress in tweeds and have a manservant
I missed these also when we visited the museum, one still sees such things being used occasionally.
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 24 Oct 2018, 12:42
From flying baskets to flying pickets and next year it will be flying wickets. I enjoyed that song in the pub.
They do look old and fragile.
  • Alan
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 24 Oct 2018, 15:51
I was thinking trugs (and not "drugs" as auto correct has just suggested). I think a proper trug is top left. I think the others are called Different Types of Baskets.

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