Basket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-25305

Description

Rectangular, straight-sided basket with two opposing small oval inset handles. Crosshatch weave with alternating wide and thin weavers. Wide splints have potato stamped floral and dotted decorative figures. Native American.

Details

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
ash (wood)
weaving
stamp-decorated
Basket
Splint
Basket

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Object Type

Containers

Dimensions

5 x 11 x 8 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1926.514

Places

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