Basket with Ostrich Egg

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1900-1930

GUSN

GUSN-11155

Description

(A and C) Oval sided baskets with square shaped bases woven in natural colored straw heightened with criss-cross patterns in purple and green; (C) ostrich egg inside.

Details

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
straw (plant material)
weaving
ostrich eggshell
Straw
Woven
Basket

Inscription

There is a stamp on the rim which says: ""Made in China""

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1992.483a,b

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

6 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.483A-C