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1943.542 (RS187738)

Description

Round "Nantucket Lightship" basket with swinging handle. Wide opening and without lid. Made of wood staves/ribs, rattan/cane weaves, copper alloy rivets and burs, wood handle, and turned and grooved cherry wood base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"Ada P. Pettes" (Stamped in Black Ink on handle; Appears to be family member of donor)
"
"75 / Hall 3P" (Pencil)
Location of origin
Nantucket, MA
Material
rattan
reed (grass, material)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Container
Places
Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Probably Nantucket (Nantucket Island, Nantucket county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Basket
baskets (containers)
rattan
Reed
reed (grass, material)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
7 (H), 6.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1943.542
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Helen Pettes
GUSN
53559

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