Cheese basket

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1825-1850

GUSN

GUSN-67227

Description

Small hexagonal weave hickory splint cheese basket. Hexagonal-shaped base, slightly flaring sides and circular rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cheese baskets
hickory (wood)
weaving
Tool, Dairy
Strainer, Whey
Strainer, Whey

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Dimensions

4 (H), 10 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1927.2138

Places

Probably Lexington (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Probably New England (United States) [general region]