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Small Gathering Basket

1934.2994 (RS221659)

Description

Small wood splint basket made with checker weave, square base, straight sides, carved hoop rim and carved handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"A. L. Fowler" (handwritten)
"Fowler / Keep" (handwritten)
Location of origin
New England
Associated Building
Original To Fowler House Main House.
Material
ash (wood)
weaving
Object type
Agricultural T&E; Harvesting Equipment
Places
Probably New England (United States) [general region]
Descriptive terms
ash (wood)
Basket, Gathering
berry baskets
Container, Crop
gathering baskets
weaving
Dimensions
8 1/2 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 (HxWxD), 6 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.2994
Credit Line
Fowler House Estate
GUSN
309444

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