Shaker Museum

Basket, Gathering

Black ash splint basket inscribed "O.K.," Church Family, Mount Lebanon, NY


Square base and circular, split rim with single lashing. The rim is half-round on the interior and exterior. The cathead style base is a plain weave about 1" wide. Uprights range from 1/4" to 1" wide, with weavers measuring 3/16" to 1/4" wide. Overhead, bonnet-shaped handle, single-notched, and attached on the interior. Measuring 3/4" wide, the handle rises 5" above the basket.



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Shaker Museum Basket, Gathering. Accessed on October 4, 2022

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