Basket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1930

GUSN

GUSN-37516

Description

A basket with an oval rim and rectangular base made from ash splints. The body of the basket is made from thin wefts in a "wicker" weave, with thicker weft bands near the lip and base. The basket was dyed pink but has now faded. The rim is made from ash splint, held in place with a single ash splint lash.

Details

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
ash (wood)
weaving
Basket
Basket

Associated Building

Fowler House Main House,

Maker

Wabanaki peoples (Basket maker)
Possibly Abenaki people (Basket maker)
Possibly Penobscot people (Basket maker)

Location of Origin

New England

Object Type

Containers

Dimensions

9 x 13 x 8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Fowler House Estate

Accession Number

1934.3005

Places

New England (United States) [general region]