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Daemon
Posted: Saturday, December 6, 2014 12:00:00 AM
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Basket Weaving

Basketry is the ancient art of weaving flexible materials to form vessels or other objects. Baskets used for storing grain in 4000 or 5000 BCE have been excavated in Egypt, and the tombs of Etruria have yielded ancient specimens that, along with much later Roman baskets, display weaving strokes still in use. There are many commercial basket-weaving establishments today, but basketry remains a popular home industry. How were baskets used to transport vital information during the World Wars? More...
striker
Posted: Saturday, December 6, 2014 10:48:36 AM
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still today people still have a art of basket weaving
Fredric-frank Myers
Posted: Saturday, December 6, 2014 6:08:54 PM

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A true craft that should be considered an art and is/was almost lost due to mechanization plus the advent of metal forming and then plastic.... sad
L.Rai
Posted: Saturday, December 6, 2014 8:35:50 PM

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At the University of California in Santa Barbara you used to be able to get a degree in basket weaving... no joke.
NeuroticHellFem
Posted: Sunday, December 7, 2014 6:06:06 AM

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LRai wrote:
At the University of California in Santa Barbara you used to be able to get a degree in basket weaving... no joke.

Could I have gotten a doctorate there too? - Doctor HellFem! Sounds good. Think
L.Rai
Posted: Sunday, December 7, 2014 8:15:21 PM

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NeuroticHellFem wrote:
LRai wrote:
At the University of California in Santa Barbara you used to be able to get a degree in basket weaving... no joke.

Could I have gotten a doctorate there too? - Doctor HellFem! Sounds good. Think


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Dear NHF:

In the late 1980's probably! However spend a little time in China and you can get just about any degree...LOL
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