Work Basket

About this object

History of use

Storage or work basket.

Physical description

Upward flaring, rectangular basket with an attached lid fully imbricated in various letters of the alphabet that include "m", "n", "t", "e", and "z" in green and red bullrush on a natural background. Lid is connected to the basket by strings at each of the four corners. Foot has discrete bars of purple on bullrush. Beaded rim is imbricated in green on bullrush; every other slat is beaded in either green or natural bullrush. Parallel slat construction. Foot of one slat and one splint. Flange on the basket.