Storage Basket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-33004

Description

Round wood splint basket with tall, straight sides. Cover, except for rim fragment, is missing. Checker weave of wide splints alternating with bands of three narrow splints. Center weaver swabbed yellow. Cover standards swabbed blue or black. Basket rim reinforced by carved wood hoop attached to basket body and an exterior splint by a single binder splint.

Details

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
wood (plant material)
weaving
carving (processes)
reed (grass, material)
Basket, Food Storage
Basket, Food Storage

Inscription

[handwritten name on base - illegible] (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

8 (H), 10 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Chester H. Arnold

Accession Number

1929.1678AB