Basket with Cover

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-67249

Description

Small ash splint storage basket (a) with square base, vertical sides, circular opening and snug fitting cover (b). Checker and wicker weave. Circular cover with radial weave. Alternating standard splints are swabbed yellow. Wide weavers swabbed green and red. Narrow weavers swabbed blue. Native American made.

Details

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
storage baskets
ash (wood)
Basket
Splint
Basket

Additional Identification Number

1918.872

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Object Type

Containers

Dimensions

6 x 7 x 6 3/4 (HxWxD), 8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth Green

Accession Number

1918.872AB

Places

New England (United States) [general region]