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Gathering Basket

1931.554 (RS221660)

Description

Round, wood splint gathering basket with vertical sides, round base and carved wood handle and rim. Cross hatch weave body.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Inscriptions
"From Todd house - 190 Salem St., Boston. No (illeg.) no." (handwritten)
Material
ash (wood)
carving (processes)
weaving
Object type
Agricultural T&E; Harvesting Equipment
Places
Nantucket (Nantucket Island, Nantucket county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Basket, Gathering
baskets (containers)
berry baskets
carving (processes)
Container, Crop
gathering baskets
Possibly ash (wood)
weaving
Dimensions
9 (H), 9 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1931.554
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
67239

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