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Bushel basket

Description

Round wooden basket w/ rounded bottom and movable wire bail handle w/ a turned wooden grip at top. Basket constructed of wide vertical staves overlapped so that no space is visible between them. Hoops at mid-section and at top to form rim.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1910
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
wood (plant material)
Object type
Agricultural T&E
Descriptive terms
BASKET, GATHERING
gathering baskets
storage baskets
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
10.75 (H), 14.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4591
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
21437

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