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1927.2157 (RS221489)

Description

Bowl-shaped, splint basket with square bottom and round rim. Carved wood rim has opposing, attached handles. Checker weave of undecorated ash splints. Probably Algonquin (American Indian).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Inscriptions
"Sent by Miss E M Stone 1908" (handwritten)
"about 1860 / by Indian" (handwritten)
Location of origin
New England
Material
ash (wood)
weaving
Object type
Containers
Places
New England (United States) [general region]
Probably Lexington (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
ash (wood)
Basket
baskets (containers)
weaving
Dimensions
4 1/4 x 10 3/4 x 11 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.2157
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
67271

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