Basket, Shaker

Shaker
19th century


Object Place: Sabbathday Lake, Maine, United States

Dimensions

27.94 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number

67.39

Medium or Technique

Wood splints

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Basketry

Basket is composed of interwoven wide vertical splints and narrow horizontal splints. The handle is in the shape of a flat-headed arch.

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 (Accession Date January 11, 1967)

Credit Line

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