Basket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1920

GUSN

GUSN-24548

Description

This basket is formed from coils of plant matter stitched together with wrapped ribbons of alternating dyed and naturally colored plant material to form an elaborate geometric pattern. The basket rises from the base to a wide shoulder then constricts to a narrow, tall neck. This basket is of Native American manufacture.

Details

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
collecting
Straw
Collecting
BASKET

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

southwestern United States

Dimensions

9 (H), 11 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5368