Woven Wall Pocket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1860

GUSN

GUSN-24974

Description

Three-tiered splint basket wall pocket. Each section is rectangular in form, plain woven and left undyed, patterned with narrow dark blue-black weavers near the lip. The entire wallpocket was varnished sometime in the past, giving it a distinctive sheen.

Details

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
wall pockets
ash (wood)
weaving
varnishing
Pocket, Wall
Splint
Pocket, Wall

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Dimensions

29 x 18 1/2 x 8 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1927.2148

Places

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