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Sewing Basket

1986.718 (RS25346)

Description

A rectangular woven box with a hinged side with a braided closure device. The top has a rattan wrapped square handle and a bamboo key. The lid is hinged with white cotton thread. The box is lined with a floral pattern nylon fabric.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1940
Inscriptions
It contains a printed name on cotton tape inside the basket of: Amelia W. Little.
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
bamboo (material)
nylon
rattan
reed (grass, material)
wicker
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
Bamboo
bamboo (material)
BASKET, SEWING
Floral
floral patterns
Nylon
nylon
rattan
Rattan
Reed
reed (grass, material)
sewing baskets
wicker
Wicker
Dimensions
3.25 x 8.25 x 6.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.718
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51074

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