Native American ash basket with carved handle (1880-1910)
19th century Native American hand woven square based ash basket with a hand carved clothes pin hinged loop handle. The upper rim of the basket is captured by a round double ash spline lashed with 1/4" ash splints capturing the vertical ash splines that go from rim to rim, along with the carved clothes pin hinge. The splines are woven with 1/4" ash to the mid point of the basket where a 1" spline defines a half way point. The 1/4" splines continue to the bottom which is defined by another 1" spline.
Native American, Winnebago / Ho-Chunk, 1880-1910.
Condition: Some small areas of breakage but in otherwise excellent original condition. Wear commensurate with age and use.
Dimensions: 11" L x 11" W x 10" H (plus handle)
Tear sheets are available on request.
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