Basket (without handle), Shaker

19th century


Object Place: Sabbathday Lake, Maine, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 30.5 x 36.2 x 35.6 cm (12 x 14 1/4 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

67.40

Medium or Technique

Wood splint, bentwood handle

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Basketry

Hand-woven basket with square base, swelled sides, and oval rim. C-shaped handle of bentwood is attached to rim.

Inscription

In pencil on side: "Office"

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