Straw Ropes and Wattle Walls: Aspects of the Material Culture of Basketry in Atlantic Scotland

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Abstract

Using evidence from material culture and language, the essay assembles a picture of basketyr, rope and wattle work as essential components of everyday life and of the synergy between the raw materials and skills of eye, hand and mind.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Material Culture of Basketry
EditorsStephanie Bunn, Victoria Mitchell
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherBloomsbury Publishing (London)
Number of pages10
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2019

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Keywords

  • basketry
  • memory
  • communities
  • crafts and skills

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Cheape, H. (Accepted/In press). Straw Ropes and Wattle Walls: Aspects of the Material Culture of Basketry in Atlantic Scotland . In S. Bunn, & V. Mitchell (Eds.), The Material Culture of Basketry London: Bloomsbury Publishing (London).