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1971.1692 (RS118367)

Description

American Indian. Oval basket with an unfinished pine bottom. Side made of birch bark, wound vertically with wicker. Lined with birch bark, extending above the sides to form a lip ring.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1834-1867
Inscriptions
Bottom signed: Elizabeth.
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
birch (wood)
pine (wood)
wicker
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
BASKET
baskets (containers)
Birch
birch (wood)
Pine
pine (wood)
Wicker
wicker
Dimensions
2.125 x 5 x 3.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1692
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12551

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