Deaccessioned December 19, 2013
Object Place: Sabbathday Lake, Maine, United States
6.35 x 17.78 x 17.78 cm (2 1/2 x 7 x 7 in.)
Medium or Technique
Small, round, tightly woven, handleless basket. Weave forms a diamond pattern on bowl of basket.
In pencil on base: "2 0 [?"
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.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Russell W. Knight - Collection of Ralph E. and Myra T. Tibbetts