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1934.3004AB (RS221262)

Description

Covered basket with a pair of crossed, hoop handles. Made from ash splints woven in a wicker-weave pattern on the upper body and lid, with thicker weavers on the lower body. Handles are splint-wrapped alternating indigo and brown-colored splints. Alternating lid weavers are dyed indigo while the body weavers are swabbed indigo. The rim is splint, single lashed.

Details

Maker
Attributed to Wabanaki peoples (Maker)
Date
1890-1940
Location of origin
New England
Material
ash (wood)
Object type
Containers
Descriptive terms
Basket
baskets (containers)
Probably ash (wood)
Dimensions
10 (H), 8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.3004AB
Credit Line
Fowler House Estate
GUSN
37515
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Title Basket Accession number 1927.2200 Relationship Same style basket, in smaller size.

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