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Yarn basket

2013.88.16AB (RS221008)

Description

Ash splint and braided sweet grass yarn basket [a] with braided grass handles and cover [b]. Cover has hole in center for yarn to pass through. Possibly Passamaquoddy. Section of weaving under cover and basket interior still retain the original green color.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1940
Location of origin
Northern New England
Material
ash (wood)
sweetgrass (material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
ash (wood)
Basket
baskets (containers)
sweetgrass (material)
Dimensions
7 (H), 4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2013.88.16AB
Credit Line
Gift of Julianne Mehegan
GUSN
287669

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