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Description

Rectangular basket; top with two center peaked sides and two opposite sides, hinged at top, forming movable covers which fold down, meeting in center at peak to form roof-shaped lid; squared C-shaped wooden handle with thin metal central band; handle held to side by a metal tack with molded metal plate mount.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1933
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
straw (plant material)
wicker
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
BASKET
baskets (containers)
Straw
straw (plant material)
wicker
Wicker
Dimensions
14.5 x 13.375 x 10.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1236
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6330

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