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This is a twilled woven bear straining basket made out of nine kind of grass called lumia. It is woven by both men and women. The grass is cut from the field and left to dry for about  two days or so. Then the grass is woven so keenly leaving small spaces to the size of a diameter of a thread. It is made in a conical tube.

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  • Title: Beer strainer
  • Location: Kenya
  • Type: Beer strainer
  • Rights: National Museums of Kenya
  • Medium: Grass
  • Photographer: GibsPhotography
  • Local Name: Dhing
  • Community: Luo
  • Collection Date: 1970-01-26
  • Collected By: Rod Blackburn

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