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1934.3005 (RS222034)

Description

A basket with an oval rim and rectangular base made from ash splints. The body of the basket is made from thin wefts in a "wicker" weave, with thicker weft bands near the lip and base. The basket was dyed pink but has now faded. The rim is made from ash splint, held in place with a single ash splint lash.

Details

Maker
Wabanaki peoples (Basket maker)
Possibly Abenaki people (Basket maker)
Possibly Penobscot people (Basket maker)
Date
1880-1930
Location of origin
New England
Associated Building
Fowler House Main House.
Material
ash (wood)
weaving
Object type
Containers
Places
New England (United States) [general region]
Descriptive terms
ash (wood)
Basket
baskets (containers)
weaving
Dimensions
9 x 13 x 8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.3005
Credit Line
Fowler House Estate
GUSN
37516

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