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Berry basket

1927.2189 (RS221486)

Description

Small square basket with tall, vertical sides and round rim. Tightly woven ash splints in alternating checker and wicker weave. Weavers stamped red and black geometric flowers. Native American made.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Inscriptions
"Sent by Miss E M Stone 1908" (handwritten)
Location of origin
New England
Material
ash (wood)
stamping (marking)
weaving
Object type
Containers
Places
New England (United States) [general region]
Probably Lexington (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
ash (wood)
Basket
berry baskets
stamping (marking)
weaving
Dimensions
3 3/4 x 4 x 4 (HxWxD), 5 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.2189
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
67266

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