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1926.514 (RS222049)

Description

Rectangular, straight-sided basket with two opposing small oval inset handles. Crosshatch weave with alternating wide and thin weavers. Wide splints have potato stamped floral and dotted decorative figures. Native American.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1800
Location of origin
New England
Material
ash (wood)
stamp-decorated
weaving
Object type
Containers
Places
New England (United States) [general region]
Probably Lexington (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
ash (wood)
Basket
baskets (containers)
Splint
stamp-decorated
weaving
Dimensions
5 x 11 x 8 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1926.514
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
25305

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