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Toy Basket

Description

Small, plain woven oval basket constructed of tiny, light-colored spokes and weavers of approximately the same weight. Center of base is two quarter-inch wide reeds that are cut to become spokes at ends of basket. Two long sides have floral decoration painted in red, black, blue, green, and yellow. Rim decorated with dots of red paint. [Number not on object]

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1890
Material
paint (coating)
reed (grass, material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Basket
dots
floral patterns
paint (coating)
reed (grass, material)
toys (recreational artifacts)
Dimensions
1 3/8 x 2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.760
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather
GUSN
175681

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