Hanaa Malallah and Linda Hurcombe
Grenade case from Bosnia loaned by Martin Bell; soft field rush (Juncus effusis) from University of Exeter campus. The strong lines of the protective plastic casing suggested basketry. The plant chosen grows in wet places and can be used for cordage or basketry, and when dipped in tallow or wax, makes ‘rush-lights’.
Arts and Humanities Research Council
Photography by Tim Pestridge and Seán Goddard.