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1927.2167 (RS221969)

Description

Rectangular tray made from ash splint and sweetgrass. The base is ash splint in a checker or plain weave. The sides are braided sweetgrass weavers and ash splint standards. The rim is made from bunched sweetgrass on the exterior and a splint interior, held in place by a single lash of ash splint.

Details

Maker
Wabanaki peoples (Maker)
Date
1850-1920
Location of origin
New England
Material
ash (wood)
sweetgrass (material)
weaving
Object type
Household Accessories; Storage & Display Accessories
Places
New England (United States) [general region]
Probably Lexington (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
ash (wood)
Basket, Household
baskets (containers)
Splint
sweetgrass (material)
weaving
Dimensions
1 1/2 x 9 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.2167
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
67255

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