Basket Making and Its Usage in Aydın Province, Turkey


  • Mesut KIRMACI
  • Zahide ŞAHİN

Anahtar Kelimeler:

Basket, Basket making, Hand Crafts, Aydın, Turkey


In this study, different types of baskets from Aydin and its surrounding were presented, in terms of their usage and shapes and the sources which are used
in basket making. The most important species for the production of wickerwork basket are Kargı (Arundo donax L.), two Söğüt species (Salix spp.), Hayıt
(Vitex agnus-castus L.), Zakkum (Nerium oleander L.) and Kamış (Typha sp.). Aydin province has a great potential for basket making and these species may
easily find along the Menderes River and irrigation canals. Approximately five hundred families subsist on baskets making in Aydin province.



Nasıl Atıf Yapılır

KIRMACI, M., & ŞAHİN, Z. (2019). Basket Making and Its Usage in Aydın Province, Turkey. Biyoloji Bilimleri Araştırma Dergisi, 2(1), 55–59. Geliş tarihi gönderen