Feather basket

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-24971

Description

Tall, cylindrical basket with body that bows out slightly. Flat, round lid slotted to slide up and down carved wood bail handle. Checkered weave body, radial weave lid.

Details

Descriptive Terms

feather baskets
ash (wood)
weaving
carving (processes)
Basket, Carrying
Basket, Carrying

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Dimensions

13 (H), 9 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1917.1258AB

Places

Probably Lexington (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
New England (United States) [general region]