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Apple Basket?

Description

Basket with wide circular rim, pointed taps on a woven splint body tapering to a smaller solid base, held by pointed laps; it has a painted toupe, buff color.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1920
Inscriptions
Ink on jelly jar label on bottom: Shaker Basket/ from/ Enfield/ , NH [written in NFL's handwriting]
Location of origin
Enfield, NH, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
ash (wood)
pine (wood)
weaving
Object type
Agricultural T&E
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Ash
ash (wood)
BASKET, GATHERING
gathering baskets
Pine
pine (wood)
Shaker
Shaker (Christian sect)
weaving
Woven
Accession Number
1992.572
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
10715

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