Toiletries Basket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-38128

Description

Square-based splint basket with slightly oval rim and overall bowl shape. The interior is lined with a sheer white "Dotted Swiss" fabric over blue satin. Cream-colored cording trims the bottom interior. Six small woven containers are sewn around the interior rim, blue bows adorning four. Blue pleated ribbon adorns the rim and cream-colored cord outlines the bottom interior.

Details

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
storage baskets
wood (plant material)
cloth
ribbon (material)
piping (trimming)
Basket
Basket

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Containers

Dimensions

5 1/2 x 16 x 15 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John M. McGann

Accession Number

1935.1128