Chinese small, woven basket. For vending fruits and vegetables. It was given by the vender to his customers. It is a brown colour with loop handles opposite each other there is a string with a knot in the middle running from one loop to the other loop. The bottom of the basket is roughly square, becoming more round as it rises. Top is 24.5 cm by 23.5 cm. and the bottom is 14 cm square.
This basket was a shopping basket for cutsomers of Chinese Canadian food peddlers. The donor indicated that the peddlers sold fruit and vegetables in summer and fish in winter. It was meant to be a convenience to shoppers when she came outside to select produce.