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This round lidded sewing basket is made from sweetgrass and ash splints. It has alternating horizontal bands of braided and unbraided sweetgrass; a center band, wide vertical stripes are darker colored; lip of basket formed by several unbraided bands of sweetgrass held in place by a single lash of ash splint; lid pattern corresponds; single central handle is braided, rising slightly in center.
needlework (visual works)
grass (plant material)
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),
4.25 (H), 9.25 (diameter) (inches)
Gift of Ralph May