Toy Basket

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

Date

1840-1890

GUSN

GUSN-175681

Description

Small, plain woven oval basket constructed of tiny, light-colored spokes and weavers of approximately the same weight. Center of base is two quarter-inch wide reeds that are cut to become spokes at ends of basket. Two long sides have floral decoration painted in red, black, blue, green, and yellow. Rim decorated with dots of red paint. [Number not on object]

Details

Descriptive Terms

toys (recreational artifacts)
accessories
reed (grass, material)
paint (coating)
dots
floral patterns
Basket

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 3/8 x 2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number

1993.760