Basket, Needlework
Basket, Needlework
Basket, Needlework
Basket, Needlework
Basket, Needlework
Basket, Needlework
Basket, Needlework
Basket, Needlework
Basket, Needlework
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Annapolis Valley Macdonald Museum

Basket, Needlework


Accession number: 81.0697
Date: circa 1918
Materials: wood; Sweet Grass (Hierochloe odorata)
Measurements: 11.5 cm L x 9.5 cm W
Culture: Mi'kmaq;Algonkian ?
Narrative: Cumming, Leonie
Description: Tatting/crocheting basket of 2 small baskets joined together to form a small basket with hinge and a latch to keep it closed. Latch is formed by wrapping one splint around another to give a coil effect. Bordered in Sweet Grass wrapped with splints. Splints are over sewn with more splints.