Basket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1920

GUSN

GUSN-67254

Description

Round ash splint basket [a] with balloon waist, single ash-wrapped handle and cover [b]. Made from ash splints woven in a wicker-weave pattern. Indigo weft bands decorate the mid shoulder and lower sections of the body and the cover. The round base exhibits a deep interior "kick." The basket rim is a splint exterior and carved wood interior held in place with a single lash of ash splint.

Details

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
ash (wood)
Basket
Basket

Related Items

Title Basket Accession Number 1934.3004

Maker

Attributed to Wabanaki peoples (Maker)

Location of Origin

New England

Object Type

Containers

Dimensions

7 3/4 (H), 7 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1927.2200