Basket; [?]; c1908; 2011.3

Name/Title

Basket

About this object

Basket; a ladies personal hand basket. About the size of a small suitcase, this basket is tightly woven in a simple design. The lid is hinged with wire and fastens via two leather straps with metal buckles. Between the two buckles is a short carrying handle of brown leather.

This is said to have been used by Mrs Mary Ross (nee Dunlop) of Purakauiti around 1908.

Maker

[?]

Maker Role

Weaver

Date Made

c1908

Place Made

[?]

Medium and Materials

organic, vegetal, fibre

Technique

woven

Technique

stitched

Measurements

h 160mm x l 470mm x w 257mm
Medium

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, handicrafts, homecrafts

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

Container

Object number

2011.3

Rights

All rights reserved

Tags
Share