Basket

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Material
WOOD-BARK (CHERRY); WOOD-ROOT (SPRUCE); WOOD-WILLOW;
Description
A rectangular willow basket with flared sides. Willow frame creates a small base stand. The sides, 2/3rds up, are alternately woven with a uniform design (grass?). The top 3rd is open with willow framing. Along the top rim is the same material design, lashed to the rim of the basket.
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
A rectangular willow basket with flared sides. Willow frame creates a small base stand. The sides, 2/3rds up, are alternately woven with a uniform design (grass?). The top 3rd is open with willow framing. Along the top rim is the same material design, lashed to the rim of the basket.
History Of Use
George DeWitt 1929-1987. Mr. DeWitt was very active in the community. He was the Building Supervisor for the Federal Building and served as a president and vice president for the BV Museum. For more info, see Historical Research file: DeWitt,George. This basket appears to have been used to serve food as it is not strong nor does it have a tight enough weave to be used for cooking.
Material
WOOD-BARK (CHERRY); WOOD-ROOT (SPRUCE); WOOD-WILLOW;
Height
12.5
Width
22
Length
32.5
Depth
9.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1980.106.44
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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