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Basket with Cover

1918.872AB (RS221488)

Description

Small ash splint storage basket (a) with square base, vertical sides, circular opening and snug fitting cover (b). Checker and wicker weave. Circular cover with radial weave. Alternating standard splints are swabbed yellow. Wide weavers swabbed green and red. Narrow weavers swabbed blue. Native American made.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Location of origin
New England
Material
ash (wood)
Object type
Containers
Places
New England (United States) [general region]
Descriptive terms
Basket
baskets (containers)
Possibly ash (wood)
Splint
storage baskets
Dimensions
6 x 7 x 6 3/4 (HxWxD), 8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.872AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Elizabeth Green
GUSN
67249

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