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Bonnet Basket

1944.110 (RS221663)

Description

Small, hinged basket used to carry and store a lady's cap. Round woven basket with conforming lid. Woven with narrow, natural colored wood splints in a radiating checker weave with accent weavers, rim pieces and handles in a dark lacquer. Two decorative handles and hook and eye closure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Material
reed (grass, material)
Object type
Personal Gear; Personal Carrying & Storage Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Bag, Carrying
baskets (containers)
handbags
Purse
Reed
reed (grass, material)
Dimensions
5 1/2 (D), 8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1944.110
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
53678
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Title Bonnet Basket Accession number 1930.869 Relationship Similar form.
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