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Gathering basket

1927.2196 (RS221493)

Description

Two quart ash splint basket with carved handle. Square bottom, reinforced by canvas, vertical sides, and round rim. Wicker weave.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Material
ash (wood)
carving (processes)
weaving
Object type
Agricultural T&E; Harvesting Equipment
Descriptive terms
ash (wood)
Ashlar
Basket, Gathering
carving (processes)
Container, Crop
gathering baskets
Splint
weaving
Dimensions
8 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 (HxWxD), 6 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.2196
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
67243

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