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1927.2170 (RS221022)

Description

Round, open small basket with carved wooden handles made from ash splint and sweetgrass. The basket body is woven alternating wide and narrow splints. The exterior rim is bundled sweetgrass held in place with a single ash splint lash.

Details

Maker
Attributed to Wabanaki peoples
Date
1850-1927
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Kittery (York county, Maine)
Lexington (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Basket
baskets (containers)
Dimensions
2 3/4 (H), 4 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.2170
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
67256

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