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Feather basket

1917.1258AB (RS221574)

Description

Tall, cylindrical basket with body that bows out slightly. Flat, round lid slotted to slide up and down carved wood bail handle. Checkered weave body, radial weave lid.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Location of origin
New England
Material
ash (wood)
carving (processes)
weaving
Object type
Personal Gear; Personal Carrying & Storage Gear
Places
New England (United States) [general region]
Probably Lexington (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
ash (wood)
Basket, Carrying
carving (processes)
feather baskets
weaving
Dimensions
13 (H), 9 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1917.1258AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
24971

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