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Storage Basket

1930.870 (RS222157)

Description

Circular wood splint basket with round base, tall sides that flare out from base and then become vertical nearing rim. Rim is reinforced by interior carved wood hoop bound to basket body with single wound splint. One carved wood handle rises upward from rim. A second opposing handle is missing. Alternating blue and natural standards, band of blue weavers near mid-body, and one wider weaver below rim.

Details

Maker
Webster, Thomas (Maker)
Date
1800-1850
Location of origin
Maine
Material
weaving
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Processing & Preparation T&E; Food Storage Equipment
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Basket, Food Storage
baskets (containers)
Splint
storage baskets
weaving
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
8 (H), 14 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1930.870
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell
GUSN
67272

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