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Sewing Basket

1934.3014 (RS223073)

Description

Small wood splint sewing basket. Basket base and lower body is square, mid-body is stepped and upper body round. Sides constructed with narrow weavers with bands of fancy work (curled splints). The rim is reinforced with a carved hoop. Attached to the inside rim are four small hexagon weave containers. One round side handle is partially broken, a second opposing handle is missing.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Fowler House Main House.
Material
ash (wood)
fancy work
weaving
Object type
Textileworking T&E; Needleworking Equipment
Descriptive terms
ash (wood)
Basket, Needlework
Container, Needlework
fancy work
sewing baskets
weaving
Dimensions
4 x 10 3/4 x 10 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.3014
Credit Line
Fowler House Estate
GUSN
37526

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