Basket, Gathering
Basket, Gathering
Basket, Gathering
Basket, Gathering
Basket, Gathering
Image use must be for education or personal purposes only.
The contributing institution must be credited.
Museum of the Hooked Rug (Les Trois Pignons)

Basket, Gathering


Accession number: 125-865
Date: before 1982
Materials: wood; root
Measurements: 15 in Diameter
Culture: Acadian
Description: Framework of hardwood circular handle and rim joined with diamond-shaped wrap into which wood ribs have been inserted. Wrap and ribs are woven with split root. Root has been peeled except for some in the wrap. 
History of Use: This tye of basket was commonly used for picking potatoes.