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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.
Title Basket Accession Number 1934.3004
Attributed to Wabanaki peoples (Maker)
7 3/4 (H), 7 (diameter) (inches)
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone