Berry basket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-67266

Description

Small square basket with tall, vertical sides and round rim. Tightly woven ash splints in alternating checker and wicker weave. Weavers stamped red and black geometric flowers. Native American made.

Details

Descriptive Terms

berry baskets
ash (wood)
weaving
stamping (marking)
Basket
Basket

Inscription

"Sent by Miss E M Stone 1908" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Object Type

Containers

Dimensions

3 3/4 x 4 x 4 (HxWxD), 5 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1927.2189

Places

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