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Lordly House Museum

Basket


Accession number: G.012.10.108
Category: container
Materials: ash?
Measurements: 38 cm L x 33.5 cm W x 35 cm H x 20.7 cm Depthheight measurement is height overall including handle
Description: the rectangular base transitions into a wider curved  sides; the staves are approximately 2 cm wide and the weavers are about 0.5 cm; the bentwood handle is inserted between the weavers and the inner frame of the basket and secured by same.  The handle is notched to secure the lid to the basket.  The dome-shaped lid can be raised but not removed.  The staves of the lid are approximately 1.5 cm in width and radiate out about 8 cm from the centre of the top, at which point they are split and form smaller staves for weaving.  .