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Culture: Penobscot or Abenaki
Miniature Basket
about 1890
Maker:Probably made by Abenaki People , Native American
Plain-woven ash
Primary Dimensions (height x width x depth): 4 7/8 x 4 5/8 x 4in. (12.4 x 11.7 x 10.2cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Albert C. Bates
Description: Square, fancy miniature basket made of plain-woven ash. The round rim is single wrapped and double reinforced, with flat interior and exterior reinforcement. The basket has a wrapped bail handle. The warp splints are narrow to medium width, and the weft splints are narrow. The base is openwork. The weft splints have swabbing in bluing. The basket includes decorative curlicue weave.
Object Number: 1950.358.8
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