Physical description

Footed, rectangular basket with and extended, rounded shoulder and a flat lid secured with three ribbon ties (fourth tie is missing). Simple coiled work (bifurcated stitches): parallel slat base and lid, and splint side construction: overcast rim: foot of two coiled rows: flange on basket. Fully imbricated and beaded. Basket: variation on "half arrow head" design; six vertical stripes per side in red and black with bullrush oblique lines (changing direction with each row) all on bullrush ground. Lid: four rows of (two:one) beading in bullrush in center; two outer rows mostly red and bullrush; remainder of lid in red and black and bullrush horizontal lines interspersed with contrasting stitches.