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1998.2158 (RS24297)

Description

This gourd-shaped basket has a loop placed at the apex of its conical lid. The basket is formed from coils of grass held in position with the wider wraps of straw or raffia.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1890
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
straw (plant material)
weaving
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
BASKET
baskets (containers)
Straw
straw (plant material)
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
7 (H), 5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2158
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18032

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