Basket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-67271

Description

Bowl-shaped, splint basket with square bottom and round rim. Carved wood rim has opposing, attached handles. Checker weave of undecorated ash splints. Probably Algonquin (American Indian).

Details

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
ash (wood)
weaving
Basket
Basket

Inscription

"Sent by Miss E M Stone 1908" (handwritten)
"about 1860 / by Indian" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Object Type

Containers

Dimensions

4 1/4 x 10 3/4 x 11 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1927.2157

Places

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