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Basket with Ostrich Egg

1992.483A-C (RS20819)

Description

(A and C) Oval sided baskets with square shaped bases woven in natural colored straw heightened with criss-cross patterns in purple and green; (C) ostrich egg inside.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1930
Inscriptions
There is a stamp on the rim which says: ""Made in China""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
straw (plant material)
weaving
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
Basket
baskets (containers)
ostrich eggshell
Straw
straw (plant material)
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
6 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.483A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11155

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