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Stamped Basket with Cover

1941.325AB (RS221484)

Description

Cylindrical, checker weave splint basket (a) with radial weave cover (b). The basket and cover standards are stamped with small, black geometric design, alternating weavers are stamped with diagonal lines. Native American made.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1800
Location of origin
New England
Material
stamping (marking)
weaving
wood (plant material)
Object type
Containers
Places
New England (United States) [general region]
Descriptive terms
Basket
baskets (containers)
Splint
stamping (marking)
weaving
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
5 1/4 x 6 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1941.325AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Elizabeth Warren
GUSN
25224

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