Deaccessioned December 19, 2013

Basket

1850-1900


Object Place: Sabbathday Lake, Maine, United States

Dimensions

6.35 x 17.78 x 17.78 cm (2 1/2 x 7 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

67.38

Medium or Technique

Wood splint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Basketry

Small, round, tightly woven, handleless basket. Weave forms a diamond pattern on bowl of basket.

Inscription

In pencil on base: "2 0 [?"

Provenance

Part of a collection of Shaker materials begun by Ralph E. and Myra T. Tibbetts; the Tibbets collection was inherited by their daughter and augmented by Mr. and Mrs. Russell W. Knight, Marblehead, Massachusetts; 1967, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Knight to the MFA (Accession date: January 11, 1967); December 19, 2013, deaccessioned by the MFA, ownership transferred to the Sabbathday Lake Shaker Museum, Sabbathday Lake, Maine.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Russell W. Knight - Collection of Ralph E. and Myra T. Tibbetts