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Randall House - Wolfville Historical Society

Basket, Gathering


Accession number: 94.15.1
Date: circa 1900
Materials: wood; dyes; metal
Measurements: 18 cm H x 12 cm Diameter
Marks/Label: 75 marked in pencil on bottom
Culture: Mi'kmaq
Narrative: A commercial item. Purchased locally about 1970.
Description: Round-bottomed basket, checker-woven with dyed and natural wide and narrow woodsplint. Raised decorative "diamond" "jikiji'j" weave added to side. Rim nailed, overhand handle.