16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Knitting Baskets

A man knitting baskets in his home at a village nearby Kungyangone township in Myanmar. The village earns the main family income from basket weaving. The body of the basket is woven with the bamboo thin strips and the rim is made with bamboo hard strips. There are varieties of baskets and they are exported to Yangon by trucks when the order is completed.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2018
Date Uploaded: 09.2018
Photo Location: Kungyangone township, Yangon, Myanmar
Camera: NIKON D850
Copyright: © Zay Yar Lin