Shaker Museum

Basket, Gathering

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

Description

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.

,

,

Do you have information you'd like to share?

CONTACT US

Shaker Museum updates records with information as it becomes available.

Copyright of this artwork Citation rules

Citation rules

Shaker Museum Basket, Gathering. https://shakermuseum.us/object/?id=3769. Accessed on October 3, 2022

We are dedicated to making the cultural heritage of the Shakers available to the public for free.

DONATE