Basket Covered with Chenille Flowers

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1810-1821

GUSN

GUSN-29286

Description

Hexagonal weave footed basket with bail handle and lid. Basket is covered with chenille flowers and leaves. Made before 1821 and formerly owned by Mary E. Henderson (1799-1836) of Five Pearl Street. Mary E. Henderson married Theodore Lyman in 1821.

Details

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
chenille (yarn)
wickerwork
reed (grass, material)
silk (fiber)
chenille (yarn)
weaving
Basket
Basket

Additional Identification Number

1921.42

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

8 1/2 x 10 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Dr. John Collins Warren

Accession Number

1921.41AB