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

Object Type

Textileworking T&E; Needleworking Equipment

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Fowler House Estate

Accession Number

1934.3014