Bonnet Basket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-53678

Description

Small, hinged basket used to carry and store a lady's cap. Round woven basket with conforming lid. Woven with narrow, natural colored wood splints in a radiating checker weave with accent weavers, rim pieces and handles in a dark lacquer. Two decorative handles and hook and eye closure.

Details

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
accessories
handbags
reed (grass, material)
reed (grass, material)
Bag, Carrying
Purse
Reed
Purse

Related Items

Title Bonnet Basket Accession Number 1930.869
Title Bonnet Basket Accession Number 1988.497.2

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear; Personal Carrying & Storage Gear

Dimensions

5 1/2 (D), 8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1944.110