Basket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1834-1867

GUSN

GUSN-12551

Description

American Indian. Oval basket with an unfinished pine bottom. Side made of birch bark, wound vertically with wicker. Lined with birch bark, extending above the sides to form a lip ring.

Details

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
birch (wood)
pine (wood)
wicker
pine (wood)
Birch
Wicker
Pine
BASKET

Inscription

Bottom signed: Elizabeth.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

2.125 x 5 x 3.625 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1692