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Storage Basket with Cover

1918.1623AB (RS223067)

Description

"Half peck" wood splint basket with cover. Basket has a square base, vertical sides, round rim and is woven in a checkered pattern of narrow splints alternating with single wide splint. The cover is slightly domed and woven in a radiating checker pattern with alternating red and black standards over mostly natural standards and weavers. Native American made.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Inscriptions
"2/" (Maybe burned into base of basket.)
Location of origin
New England
Material
weaving
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Processing & Preparation T&E; Food Storage Equipment
Places
New England (United States) [general region]
Descriptive terms
Basket, Food Storage
baskets (containers)
Splint
storage baskets
weaving
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
9 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 10 1/2 (HxWxD), 13 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.1623AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
67250
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