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Basket Covered with Chenille Flowers

1921.41AB (RS223146)

Description

Hexagonal weave footed basket with bail handle and lid. Basket is covered with chenille flowers and leaves. Made before 1821 and formerly owned by Mary E. Henderson (1799-1836) of Five Pearl Street. Mary E. Henderson married Theodore Lyman in 1821.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1821
Material
chenille (yarn)
reed (grass, material)
silk (fiber)
weaving
wickerwork
Object type
Containers
Descriptive terms
Basket
baskets (containers)
chenille (yarn)
reed (grass, material)
silk (fiber)
weaving
wickerwork
Dimensions
8 1/2 x 10 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1921.41AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Dr. John Collins Warren
GUSN
29286

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