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

Maker

Attributed to Wabanaki peoples (Maker)

Location of Origin

New England

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1927.2200

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