An Angami handmade basket hanging upside down. These types of baskets are traditionally used by the Angami tribe, (largest ethnic group of Nagaland, India) and are worn on the back with the weight being carried mainly by the carriers head, using the headstrap. Image credit Rita Willaert.
Unfortunately ... my more beautiful notions of laundry (old fashioned, crisp, outdoors, and simply serene) don't generally pan out in the REAL work .... which often takes place in the most neglected and unappealing room of the house. Hmph.