Bamboo, rattan, palm fiber, grass, corn husk and wheat
straw make inexpensive, yet excellent raw materials for basketry and
matting, so popular that they can be found virtually in every nook and
corner of the country. Famous products in this category include woven bamboo
ware from Nanjing, sleeping mats from Anhui, woven bamboo mats from Hunan,
articles of woven straw and plaited corn husk from Shandong and Henan
provinces, rattan products from Guangdong Province, and straw and hemp
products from Zhejiang Province.