Basket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-6338

Description

Elongated ovoid-shaped basket; body tapers inward from top to bottom; hinged lid with velvet applique panel with needlework; basket interior and interior of lid lined with turquoise satin; tall arched handle; clasp on side.

Details

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
needlepoint (needleworking)
rattan
satin
velvet (fabric weave)
Rattan
Velvet
Satin
Needlework
BASKET

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

12 x 6.875 x 10.875 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1244