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Basket

Egyptian


Dimensions

Height x width: 11.0 x 17.5 cm (4 5/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4753

Medium or Technique

Fiber

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Woven rush-work; bottom has been separated; upper rim is frayed. Bottom is separated from sides.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way