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1998.5367 (RS24109)

Description

Twined bowl-shaped basket made from natural buff and dark brown and dyed red and blue plant fibers. The design forms concentric circles of buff and dark brown, with the buff sections decorated in red cyma curves at the base and rim. The center stripe is formed from blue and buff diagonal checks. This bowl is of Native American manufacture.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1920
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
BASKET
baskets (containers)
collecting
Collecting
Dyed
Straw
Dimensions
2.5 (H), 14 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5367
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24547

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