Storage Basket with Cover

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-67250

Description

"Half peck" wood splint basket with cover. Basket has a square base, vertical sides, round rim and is woven in a checkered pattern of narrow splints alternating with single wide splint. The cover is slightly domed and woven in a radiating checker pattern with alternating red and black standards over mostly natural standards and weavers. Native American made.

Details

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
storage baskets
wood (plant material)
weaving
Basket, Food Storage
Splint
Basket, Food Storage

Inscription

"2/" (Maybe burned into base of basket.)

Additional Identification Number

1918.1623

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Dimensions

9 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 10 1/2 (HxWxD), 13 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1918.1623AB

Places

New England (United States) [general region]

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