bas·​ket·​work | \ ˈba-skit-ˌwərk How to pronounce basketwork (audio) \

Definition of basketwork

: objects produced by basketry

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Recent Examples on the Web Architect Tristan Auer designed the hotel with Thai and French influences in mind and used lacquer, silk, ceramics and basketwork for decorations. David Oliver, USA TODAY, "The most-anticipated 2020 hotel openings around the world," 24 Dec. 2019 What did make an impression on the New Orleans designer: the basketwork vases her mother used around the house, and later filled with garden roses to place by Ms. Rufty’s bedside as a welcome home from college. Courtney Barnes, WSJ, "The Hot Collectible Vases We Can Thank Richard Nixon For," 7 Feb. 2019

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First Known Use of basketwork

1665, in the meaning defined above

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“Basketwork.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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