Basket, Gathering
Basket, Gathering
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DesBrisay Museum

Basket, Gathering

Accession number: 86.31.3
Date: circa 1986
Materials: Witherod (Viburnum cassinoides); rope
Measurements: 44.5 cm W x 29.5 cm H x 44.5 cm Diameter
Narrative: Used for carrying fish.
Description: Round-bottomed, twine-woven of unpeeled witherod. 3+3 bottom sticks with 2 upright stakes per bottom stick = 24 upright side stakes. Sides twine-woven. Woven border. 2 side-handles wrapped with rope.
History of Use: This style of basket was used in fishing and harvesting vegetables.