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Cheese basket

1927.2165 (RS221662)

Description

Small hexagonal weave hickory splint cheese basket. Bowl-shaped basket has hexagonal-shaped base, slightly bowed sides and circular, reinforced rim.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Location of origin
New England
Material
hickory (wood)
weaving
Object type
Food Processing & Preparation T&E; Food Processing Equipment
Places
Probably Lexington (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Probably New England (United States) [general region]
Descriptive terms
cheese baskets
hickory (wood)
Strainer, Whey
Tool, Dairy
weaving
Dimensions
3 1/4 (H), 11 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.2165
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
67228

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