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

Object Type

Food Processing & Preparation T&E; Food Processing Equipment

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]