Deaccessioned December 19, 2013
Basket with lid
Object Place: United States
45.08 cm (17 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wood splint, bentwood handle
Ink inscription in script on handle: two overlapping "6500" and "D [star] F"
In pencil on underside of lid: "$500"
In ink, twice on outside of rim: "DF"
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