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Sewing Basket

1971.1680A (RS118358)

Description

A round basket with an interior of a starlike pattern in the center with green and tan concentric circular bands radiating from it. The lip is indented to receive the lid. The lip inside is painted green. The underside is also painted with concentric bands. When the basket is closed, the only painting visible is on the underside.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1991
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
painting (coating)
straw (plant material)
weaving
wicker
Object type
Textileworking T&E
Descriptive terms
BASKET, SEWING
Evening Star
Painted
painting (coating)
sewing baskets
stars
Straw
straw (plant material)
weaving
wicker
Wicker
Woven
Dimensions
1.438 (H), 7.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1680A
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
11971
Related Items
Title Sewing Basket Lid Accession number 1971.1680B Notes 1971.1680 B LID Relationship Part of set

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Evening Star

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