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Mold, Basket Weaving

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

Object ID:
1950.2438.1
Community:
New York, Mount Lebanon
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.

New York Mount Lebanon

New York Mount Lebanon

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Shaker Museum Mold, Basket Weaving. https://shakermuseum.us/object/?id=781. Accessed on February 22, 2024

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Shane Rothe

Curatorial Associate

Shane Rothe (they/them) joined Shaker Museum in July 2023, working with independent curator Maggie Taft on an exhibition for the new museum space in Chatham. Shane is an artist as well as a curator and continues to create in the mediums of painting, sculpture, writing, and performance. Shane holds a BFA from CalArts and an MA in art history and curatorial studies from the University of Chicago.