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The Woven Basket
This page attempts to record what is known about the origin and history of the design known as the Woven Basket. Please contact me if you know any of this information is incorrect or if you have any other information that should be added. Thank you.



As far as I know this design first appears in 'Die Praxis Des Kindergartens' by Auguste Koehler, which was published by Herman Bohlau in Weimar in 1873.



A similar design appears in 'Des Kindes Erste Beschaftigungsbuch' by E Barth and W Niederley was first published in Bielefeld and Leipzig. The foreword is dated October 1876.