Basket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-25320

Description

Raised reeded base and birch back bottom flaring to open rectangular basket. Alternating black and natural reeds. Sides patterned in sections of tightly woven vs. open areas. Two C-shaped handles.

Details

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
birch (wood)
splints (lighting devices)
Splint
Birch
BASKET

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

8.75 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.609AB