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Description

Circular, splint basket that tapers slightly toward rim. Checkered weave pattern with standards of uneven width and weavers that narrow between shoulder and rim. Interior and exterior of rim is reinforced by carved wood hoops attached to basket with single splint binder.\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Location of origin
Belgium
Material
weaving
wood (plant material)
Object type
Containers
Places
Probably Lexington (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Basket
gathering baskets
storage baskets
weaving
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
10 7/8 (H), 10 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.2166
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
67234

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