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Description

This rectangular wall pocket is woven from ash splints. The rectangular pocket has a triangular back that rises to a ring at the top for suspension. Additional weft splints on the back and body of the pocket form decorative patterns. This wall pocket is of Native American manufacture, most likely for the tourist souvenir trade.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1920
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
ash (wood)
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
ash (wood)
BASKET
baskets (containers)
Straw
Woven
Dimensions
10.5 x 10 x 3.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4540
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23021

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