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the spokes are separated and the weaving begins. When a bottom, four and a half by six and three-quarters inches, has been woven two pieces of No. 2

rattan, twelve inches

long,' are inserted on

either side of each spoke

Fig. 25

to form the side spokes.They are wet until quitepliable, and then eachgroup of spokes isbrought over the one onthe right of it, underthe next group, over thenext, then under thenext and out, drawing thegroups in (except the firsttwo or three, which areleft loose until the lastgroups have been wovenin), so that they will formclose sides about two incheshigh. The ends of thegroups are woven into abase as follows: The bas-Fig. 26 ket is turned upside down,

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