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Trinket basket

1927.2183AB (RS221025)

Description

Circular trinket basket with inset lid. Made of delicate splints and grass. Protruding spiral twill weave on sides and lid. Probably Algonquin Indian.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1900
Material
reed (grass, material)
splints (lighting devices)
Object type
Personal Gear; Personal Carrying & Storage Gear
Places
Lexington (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
New England (United States) [general region]
Descriptive terms
Basket, Trinket
baskets (containers)
reed (grass, material)
splints (lighting devices)
Dimensions
3 (H), 5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.2183AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
67257

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