Region / Tribe: Northeastern Woodlands – CT(?)
Circa: 1840 – 1860
Material: Ash splint, pigment (Spanish Brown?)
Dimension: L. 15” x W. 11 ¾” x H. 9”
Condition: Excellent, no restoration
Comments: Inside cover signed “Polly Reed”. This finely crafted basket with hand painted designs is unique in shape. The basket moves harmoniously from rectangle to oval both in the base and lid. The top is decorated with medallion and strawberry designs.