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Object description

  • Eastern Woodlands artist
  • Basket, before 1925
  • Wood, plant fiber, palmetto
  • Southeastern United States
  • L: 15 in, W: 7 in, D: 8 1/2 in (L: 38.1 cm, W: 17.8 cm, D: 21.6 cm)
  • E21497


This is an oval basket made with coiled bundles of plant fiber wrapped and secured with strips of palmetto fiber. There is a bale handle made out of two twisted sticks that extend around the bottom and over the top, in the middle of the basket.