Splint Basket

Splint Basket

4,500.00

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.

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