Wall pocket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-13889

Description

This wall pocket is woven from narrow ash splints in a checker plainweave pattern. The pyramid-shaped back narrows from the width of the basket in a regular stepped decrease and is topped with an ash splint-wrapped ring for suspension. This wall pocket is most likely of Native American manufacture for the tourist souvenir trade.

Details

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
ash (wood)
Straw
Woven
BASKET, HANGING

Inscription

Pencilled on bottom: ""25""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

8.5 x 9 x 3.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.124