Winnowing Basket

Billy Fotheringhame
£1,350
Winnowing Basket by Billy Fotheringhame, a functional piece based on a traditional Orcadian open basket which is used to separate the grain from the chaff.
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The Maker Billy Fotheringhame Basket Maker - Scotland

Orkney-based basket weaver Billy Fotheringhame has practiced the art for more than 30 years. Having lived in Orkney all his life, Billy originally worked as an agricultural tractor driver and first learnt the craft during an evening class, finding it helps to pass the long winter nights.