Basket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890-1940

GUSN

GUSN-37515

Description

Covered basket with a pair of crossed, hoop handles. Made from ash splints woven in a wicker-weave pattern on the upper body and lid, with thicker weavers on the lower body. Handles are splint-wrapped alternating indigo and brown-colored splints. Alternating lid weavers are dyed indigo while the body weavers are swabbed indigo. The rim is splint, single lashed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
ash (wood)
Basket
Basket

Maker

Attributed to Wabanaki peoples (Maker)

Location of Origin

New England

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Fowler House Estate

Accession Number

1934.3004AB

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