Gathering Basket

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1875-1925

GUSN

GUSN-11436

Description

A deep, round form with a heavy wrapped rim and shaped arched swing handle, which pivots on iron bolts and projecting mounts. The base is reinforced with wide splints and is inverted a bit, and is stamped at the base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

gathering baskets
ash (wood)
maple (wood)
splints (lighting devices)
maple (wood)
Maple
Ash
Splint
BASKET, GATHERING

Inscription

Branded on the handle and base is: G.W. ADAMS.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9.5 (H), 14.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.386