Small Basket with Cover

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

December 1930

GUSN

GUSN-37500

Description

Small, cylindrical basket with tight fitting cover. Made of natural and red-colored splints and braided sweatgrass. Northeast Native American made for tourist trade.

Details

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
sewing baskets
reed (grass, material)
sweetgrass (material)
wood (plant material)
Basket, Trinket
Basket, Trinket

Inscription

"M L F Lumust[?] / Dec 6 1930 / Un[?]" (Written in pencil on bottom of basket.)

Associated Building

Original To Fowler House Main House,

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear; Personal Carrying & Storage Gear

Dimensions

3 1/2 (H), 5 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Fowler House Estate

Accession Number

1934.2986AB