Gathering Basket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-67239

Description

Round, wood splint gathering basket with vertical sides, round base and carved wood handle and rim. Cross hatch weave body.

Details

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
gathering baskets
berry baskets
ash (wood)
weaving
carving (processes)
Container, Crop
Basket, Gathering
Basket, Gathering

Inscription

"From Todd house - 190 Salem St., Boston. No (illeg.) no." (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Agricultural T&E; Harvesting Equipment

Dimensions

9 (H), 9 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1931.554

Places

Nantucket (Nantucket Island, Nantucket county, Massachusetts)