Basket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1920

GUSN

GUSN-24272

Description

This round basket and its lid are woven from ash splints. The wider weavers are swabbed or dyed yellow, black and green to form alternating stripes on the body and lid. This color scheme is sometimes called "Roman." This basket is of Native American manufacture.

Details

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
ash (wood)
Splint
Split
Dyed
Woven
Basket

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9 (H), 13.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5152AB