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Wall pocket

1998.124 (RS23464)

Description

This wall pocket is woven from narrow ash splints in a checker plainweave pattern. The pyramid-shaped back narrows from the width of the basket in a regular stepped decrease and is topped with an ash splint-wrapped ring for suspension. This wall pocket is most likely of Native American manufacture for the tourist souvenir trade.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Inscriptions
Pencilled on bottom: ""25""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
ash (wood)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
ash (wood)
BASKET, HANGING
baskets (containers)
Straw
Woven
Dimensions
8.5 x 9 x 3.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.124
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
13889

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