Apple Basket?

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1880-1920

GUSN

GUSN-10715

Description

Basket with wide circular rim, pointed taps on a woven splint body tapering to a smaller solid base, held by pointed laps; it has a painted toupe, buff color.

Details

Descriptive Terms

gathering baskets
ash (wood)
pine (wood)
weaving
pine (wood)
Shaker (Christian sect)
Ash
Pine
Woven
Shaker
BASKET, GATHERING

Inscription

Ink on jelly jar label on bottom: Shaker Basket/ from/ Enfield/ , NH [written in NFL's handwriting]

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Enfield, NH, USA

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.572

Places

New Hampshire (United States)