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Woven Wall Pocket

1927.2148 (RS223343)

Description

Three-tiered splint basket wall pocket. Each section is rectangular in form, plain woven and left undyed, patterned with narrow dark blue-black weavers near the lip. The entire wallpocket was varnished sometime in the past, giving it a distinctive sheen.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1860
Location of origin
New England
Material
ash (wood)
varnishing
weaving
Object type
Household Accessories; Storage & Display Accessories
Places
New England (United States) [general region]
Probably Lexington (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
ash (wood)
baskets (containers)
Pocket, Wall
Splint
varnishing
wall pockets
weaving
Dimensions
29 x 18 1/2 x 8 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.2148
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
24974

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