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Covered Basket/Box

1949.949 (RS120051)

Description

Cylindrical body with slightly domed conforming lid. Overall geometric design in polychrome woven straws. Interior of basket lined with wood. Possibly a sewing basket.

Details

Maker
Probably Mic Mack Indians (Maker)
Date
1868-1933
Location of origin
USA, Eastern
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
quill (spine)
weaving
wood (plant material)
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
BASKET
baskets (containers)
Geometric
geometric patterns
Native American
Native Americans
Porcupine Quill
quill (spine)
tourism
Tourism
weaving
wood (plant material)
Woven
Dimensions
4 x 7 3/4 x 7 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.949
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7616

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