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Borneo’s Rattan basket, the handmade craft sought after in Malaysia

Borneo’s Rattan basket is a handmade craft sought after in Malaysia. The Rattan, derived from the Malay word “rotan” is a wooden plant originating from 600 species of palms in the tribe Calameae, native to tropical regions of Asia, Africa and Australia. Traditionally, Rattan is used by the dayaks in Borneo in making baskets and furniture. Rattan basket shows the Borneo culture and its unique design and features.