Shaker Museum

Basket

Rectangular ash basket inscribed "DX", Church Family, Mount Lebanon, NY

Description

Rectangular splint basket with center handle. Rim double-lashed. Bonnet-shaped handle, double notched, that comes down on the inside. Base is plain weave, open with three cleats nailed on bottom that are 1 1/2" wide.

Notes

The basket has a handwritten paper tag reading "Emma J. Neale" attached to the handle. It is not clear whether she owned it or made it, but the former is more likely.

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Shaker Museum Basket. https://shakermuseum.us/object/?id=7291. Accessed on November 26, 2022

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