Object photography

Click image to enlarge +

Object description

  • Eastern Woodlands artist
  • Basket, 19th century
  • Plant material, wood, splint
  • Northeastern United States
  • H: 12 in, dia.: 14 7/8 in (H: 30.5 cm, dia.: 37.8 cm)
  • Museum Purchase, 1917
  • E16779


This is a round basket and cover made of splints of varying width up to 3.7 centimeters. It has six lines of broken black integrated into the wider splint weave.