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Gathering Basket

1992.386 (RS21576)

Description

A deep, round form with a heavy wrapped rim and shaped arched swing handle, which pivots on iron bolts and projecting mounts. The base is reinforced with wide splints and is inverted a bit, and is stamped at the base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1925
Inscriptions
Branded on the handle and base is: G.W. ADAMS.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
ash (wood)
maple (wood)
splints (lighting devices)
Object type
Agricultural T&E
Descriptive terms
Ash
BASKET, GATHERING
gathering baskets
Maple
maple (wood)
Possibly ash (wood)
Splint
splints (lighting devices)
Dimensions
9.5 (H), 14.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.386
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11436

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