Straw Ciosan. Highland Folk Museum, QP4

Straw ciosan, possibly from Uist. Highland Folk Museum QP4.

This straw ciosan from the Highland Folk Museum is described as being made from straw, twine and wicker. The base of the coil is straw, the binding is either willow, or possibly bramble and looks to have been oiled, and the mend is in twine. Its origin is described as possibly Uist.

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