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Mold, Basket Weaving

Form for tub baskets, Church Family, Mount Lebanon, NY

Description

Basket mold shaped as a truncated cone made up of two pieces of white pine; the bottom is 2 3/16" thick and the top 1/2" thick. A 1 1/16" diameter hole is drilled through bottom but not into top. The two pieces are secured together with nails.

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Shaker Museum Mold, Basket Weaving. https://shakermuseum.us/object/?id=781. Accessed on November 26, 2022

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