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Berry basket

2013.88.12 (RS221665)

Description

Berry basket made of checker woven ash splints. Basket has a square bottom, curved sides, circular rim. Carved wood handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Location of origin
Northern New England
Material
ash (wood)
weaving
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
New England (United States) [general region]
Descriptive terms
ash (wood)
Basket
berry baskets
gathering baskets
weaving
Dimensions
5 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2013.88.12
Credit Line
Gift of Julianne Mehegan
GUSN
287665

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