Basket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-67232

Description

Bowl-shaped ash splint basket with round base, flared sides and opposing splint loop handles attached to carved wood rim. The basket has one wide yellow weaver below the rim. The rest of the weavers are narrow. There are several rows of yellow (now mostly faded) weavers at mid-body, a green weaver above the base, and alternating natural and black standards. Probably Algonquin (American Indian).

Details

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
ash (wood)
weaving
painting (coating)
Basket
Basket

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Object Type

Containers

Dimensions

4 5/8 (H), 9 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1927.2158

Places

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