Covered Basket/Box

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1868-1933

GUSN

GUSN-7616

Description

Cylindrical body with slightly domed conforming lid. Overall geometric design in polychrome woven straws. Interior of basket lined with wood. Possibly a sewing basket.

Details

Descriptive Terms

baskets (containers)
quill (spine)
wood (plant material)
weaving
geometric patterns
Native American
tourism
Porcupine Quill
Woven
Geometric
Native Americans
Tourism
BASKET

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Probably Mic Mack Indians (Maker)

Location of Origin

USA, Eastern

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

4 x 7 3/4 x 7 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.949