Basket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1920

GUSN

GUSN-23021

Description

This rectangular wall pocket is woven from ash splints. The rectangular pocket has a triangular back that rises to a ring at the top for suspension. Additional weft splints on the back and body of the pocket form decorative patterns. This wall pocket is of Native American manufacture, most likely for the tourist souvenir trade.

Details

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
ash (wood)
Straw
Woven
BASKET

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

10.5 x 10 x 3.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4540