Basket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1927

GUSN

GUSN-67256

Description

Round, open small basket with carved wooden handles made from ash splint and sweetgrass. The basket body is woven alternating wide and narrow splints. The exterior rim is bundled sweetgrass held in place with a single ash splint lash.

Details

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
Basket

Maker

Attributed to Wabanaki peoples

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

2 3/4 (H), 4 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1927.2170

Places

Kittery (York county, Maine)
Lexington (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)