Box, Handkerchief
Box, Handkerchief
Box, Handkerchief
Box, Handkerchief
Box, Handkerchief
Box, Handkerchief
Box, Handkerchief
Box, Handkerchief
Box, Handkerchief
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Halifax Regional Municipality / Dartmouth Heritage Museum Collection

Box, Handkerchief


Accession number: 1971.082.002
Date: 1700 – 1971
Materials: Sweetgrass, Ash splints
Measurements: 8.2cm H x 15cm Diameter x 7.8cm DepthHeight dimension above is for total Height for basket only = 8cm Diameter above is for top of basket Diameter for base of basket = 13.3cm
Measurements: 8.2cm H x 15cm Diameter x 7.8cm Depth x 2cm H x 15.5cm Diameter x 7.8cm DepthHeight measurement above is for lid Diameter above is for top of lid Diameter for bottom of lid = 16cm
Description: Sweet grass handkerchief basket; circular in shape with a lid. Ash splints are woven into the base and top edge, dyed green. 
History of Use: Basket for holding Handkerchieves