Round ash splint basket [a] with balloon waist, single ash-wrapped handle and cover [b]. Made from ash splints woven in a wicker-weave pattern. Indigo weft bands decorate the mid shoulder and lower sections of the body and the cover. The round base exhibits a deep interior "kick." The basket rim is a splint exterior and carved wood interior held in place with a single lash of ash splint.
Attributed to Wabanaki peoples (Maker)
- Location of origin
- New England
- Object type
- Descriptive terms
- 7 3/4 (H), 7 (diameter) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
- Related Items
Title Basket Accession number 1934.3004 Relationship Similar basket style, larger size.