Basket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-53559

Description

Round "Nantucket Lightship" basket with swinging handle. Wide opening and without lid. Made of wood staves/ribs, rattan/cane weaves, copper alloy rivets and burs, wood handle, and turned and grooved cherry wood base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
rattan
wood (plant material)
reed (grass, material)
Reed
Basket

Inscription

"Ada P. Pettes" (Stamped in Black Ink on handle; Appears to be family member of donor)
"
"75 / Hall 3P" (Pencil)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Nantucket, MA

Dimensions

7 (H), 6.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Helen Pettes

Accession Number

1943.542

Places

Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Probably Nantucket (Nantucket Island, Nantucket county, Massachusetts)