Basket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1920

GUSN

GUSN-24547

Description

Twined bowl-shaped basket made from natural buff and dark brown and dyed red and blue plant fibers. The design forms concentric circles of buff and dark brown, with the buff sections decorated in red cyma curves at the base and rim. The center stripe is formed from blue and buff diagonal checks. This bowl is of Native American manufacture.

Details

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
collecting
Straw
Collecting
Dyed
BASKET

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2.5 (H), 14 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5367