Cheese basket

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-67228

Description

Small hexagonal weave hickory splint cheese basket. Bowl-shaped basket has hexagonal-shaped base, slightly bowed sides and circular, reinforced rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Dimensions

3 1/4 (H), 11 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1927.2165

Places

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