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Accession number 1996.39
Catalog Number 1996.39.10
Object Name Basket
Description Saw palmetto basket, deep, rectangular with leather buckskin handles
Rectangular basket made out of flat saw palmetto fibers (approximately 1cm wide). The flat fronds are woven together for a flat bottom to the basket then bend up at an approximate 90 degree angle to form the four sides of the basket. Two leather strip handles (2 cm wide) are tied through the openings in the palmetto weaving. The top edge of the basket is formed by two rows of palmetto frond wrapping.
Dimensions H-6.929 W-9.055 L-12.795 inches
Collection Baskets / Piper Collection
Imagefile 002\19963910.JPG