Yarn basket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1900-1940

GUSN

GUSN-287669

Description

Ash splint and braided sweet grass yarn basket [a] with braided grass handles and cover [b]. Cover has hole in center for yarn to pass through. Possibly Passamaquoddy. Section of weaving under cover and basket interior still retain the original green color.

Details

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
ash (wood)
sweetgrass (material)
Basket

Additional Identification Number

826.16

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Northern New England

Dimensions

7 (H), 4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Julianne Mehegan

Accession Number

2013.88.16AB