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1998.5152AB (RS23990)

Description

This round basket and its lid are woven from ash splints. The wider weavers are swabbed or dyed yellow, black and green to form alternating stripes on the body and lid. This color scheme is sometimes called "Roman." This basket is of Native American manufacture.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1920
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
ash (wood)
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
ash (wood)
Basket
baskets (containers)
Dyed
Splint
Split
Woven
Dimensions
9 (H), 13.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5152AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24272

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