Trinket basket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-67257

Description

Circular trinket basket with inset lid. Made of delicate splints and grass. Protruding spiral twill weave on sides and lid. Probably Algonquin Indian.

Details

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
splints (lighting devices)
reed (grass, material)
Basket, Trinket
Basket, Trinket

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 (H), 5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1927.2183AB

Places

New England (United States) [general region]
Lexington (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)