Sewing Basket

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1900-1991

GUSN

GUSN-11971

Description

A round basket with an interior of a starlike pattern in the center with green and tan concentric circular bands radiating from it. The lip is indented to receive the lid. The lip inside is painted green. The underside is also painted with concentric bands. When the basket is closed, the only painting visible is on the underside.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sewing baskets
painting (coating)
straw (plant material)
wicker
weaving
stars
Wicker
Straw
Woven
Evening Star
Painted
BASKET, SEWING

Pattern

Evening Star

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Related Items

Title Sewing Basket Lid Accession Number 1971.1680B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

1.438 (H), 7.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1680A