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Satchel or Shopping Basket

2013.88.15 (RS222156)

Description

Basket made of woven ash splints for carrying personal items. Basket has a rectangular base, flexible sides with stepped edges and a pair of woven handles.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1920
Location of origin
Northern New England
Material
ash (wood)
weaving
Object type
Personal Gear; Personal Carrying & Storage Gear
Descriptive terms
ash (wood)
Bag, Carrying
bags (costume accessories)
baskets (containers)
shopping bags
weaving
Dimensions
13 x 13 1/2 x 5 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2013.88.15
Credit Line
Gift of Julianne Mehegan
GUSN
287668

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