Sewing Basket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-37526

Description

Small wood splint sewing basket. Basket base and lower body is square, mid-body is stepped and upper body round. Sides constructed with narrow weavers with bands of fancy work (curled splints). The rim is reinforced with a carved hoop. Attached to the inside rim are four small hexagon weave containers. One round side handle is partially broken, a second opposing handle is missing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sewing baskets
ash (wood)
weaving
fancy work
Container, Needlework
Basket, Needlework
Basket, Needlework

Associated Building

Fowler House Main House,

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 x 10 3/4 x 10 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Fowler House Estate

Accession Number

1934.3014