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Small Basket with Cover

1934.2986AB (RS221021)

Description

Small, cylindrical basket with tight fitting cover. Made of natural and red-colored splints and braided sweatgrass. Northeast Native American made for tourist trade.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
December 1930
Inscriptions
"M L F Lumust[?] / Dec 6 1930 / Un[?]" (Written in pencil on bottom of basket.)
Associated Building
Original To Fowler House Main House.
Material
reed (grass, material)
sweetgrass (material)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear; Personal Carrying & Storage Gear
Descriptive terms
Basket, Trinket
baskets (containers)
reed (grass, material)
sewing baskets
sweetgrass (material)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
3 1/2 (H), 5 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.2986AB
Credit Line
Fowler House Estate
GUSN
37500

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