Basket with three doum palm nuts and string inside
Legacy dimension: .13 H. .17 W.
Medium or Technique
Doum palm (hyphaene thebeica leaf)
Not On View
Woven rush-work; good condition; separate cover; has been crushed down slightly on one side.
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.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way