Storage Basket

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-67272

Description

Circular wood splint basket with round base, tall sides that flare out from base and then become vertical nearing rim. Rim is reinforced by interior carved wood hoop bound to basket body with single wound splint. One carved wood handle rises upward from rim. A second opposing handle is missing. Alternating blue and natural standards, band of blue weavers near mid-body, and one wider weaver below rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
storage baskets
wood (plant material)
weaving
Basket, Food Storage
Splint
Basket, Food Storage

Maker

Webster, Thomas (Maker)

Location of Origin

Maine

Object Type

Food Processing & Preparation T&E; Food Storage Equipment

Dimensions

8 (H), 14 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret Jewell

Accession Number

1930.870

Places

Maine (United States)