An essential multipurpose storage container with a collapsible top half for a more compact form and easy stacking. Available in two sizes and styles. The large size has long leather handles and the medium size?has short handles. Belly baskets traditionally?have?been used to carry rice from the field to market. Handmade. PLEASE NOTE: our baskets are shipped from our artisans packed down to save on shipping costs. Easily reshape your basket by spraying with water, press into shape by hand, then let dry.