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Cole Harbour Heritage Farm Museum

Basket, Winnowing

Accession number: 1994.346.01
Date: before 1994
Materials: witherod (Viburnum cassinoides); metal
Measurements: 55 cm L x 49 cm W x 17 cm H
Culture: Celtic
Narrative: Probably found on site and used when farm was active.
Description: Round-bottomed (3+3), straight-sided, twine-woven in "stake-and-strand" pattern of witherod. Rim, lashed roping. 1 side-handle added to rim. Bottom is reinforced with metal bands that are inserted into the weaving on the bottom and bolted through the splints.