Penobscot Native American 2 Part Darning or Sewing Basket AMC2099

$160.00
A wonderful example of a utilitarian darning or sewing basket from the Northeast region of the United States.

DETAILS:
Artist: Penobscot Unknown
Size: 4 1/2" high x 4" wide
Materials: Sweetgrass and Poplar splint
Condition: Bottom of basket has broken reeds, which are mainly noticeable when the basket is squeezed. With this condition, while the basket is not perfect, it is still a unique and collectible treasure!

AMC2099

Basket makers are always coming up with new shapes and sizes to meet the needs of the people. Sewing baskets are large enough to hold sewing implements and might even have partitions or smaller baskets sewn inside in order to organize and protect the contents. Thimble baskets are small enough to hold a thimble so it won’t get lost or damaged. Scissor guards are made to protect the points of the sewer’s favorite pair of scissors. Button baskets can hold buttons or anything that a person might value and not want to lose. Darning and knitting baskets have a hole at one end so that thread, string or yarn can be pulled out without tangling. The hole also provides a place to store needles. Various baskets have been designed to hold needles, postage stamps, laundry, groceries, gloves, handkerchiefs, feathers, letters, hair brushes, combs, whisk brooms, lunch, fruit or flowers. This basket was created
Darning and knitting baskets have a hole at one end so that thread, string or yarn can be pulled out without tangling.

Approximate size: 4 1/2" high x 4" wide
$160.00
A wonderful example of a utilitarian darning or sewing basket from the Northeast region of the United States.

DETAILS:
Artist: Penobscot Unknown
Size: 4 1/2" high x 4" wide
Materials: Sweetgrass and Poplar splint
Condition: Bottom of basket has broken reeds, which are mainly noticeable when the basket is squeezed. With this condition, while the basket is not perfect, it is still a unique and collectible treasure!

AMC2099

Basket makers are always coming up with new shapes and sizes to meet the needs of the people. Sewing baskets are large enough to hold sewing implements and might even have partitions or smaller baskets sewn inside in order to organize and protect the contents. Thimble baskets are small enough to hold a thimble so it won’t get lost or damaged. Scissor guards are made to protect the points of the sewer’s favorite pair of scissors. Button baskets can hold buttons or anything that a person might value and not want to lose. Darning and knitting baskets have a hole at one end so that thread, string or yarn can be pulled out without tangling. The hole also provides a place to store needles. Various baskets have been designed to hold needles, postage stamps, laundry, groceries, gloves, handkerchiefs, feathers, letters, hair brushes, combs, whisk brooms, lunch, fruit or flowers. This basket was created
Darning and knitting baskets have a hole at one end so that thread, string or yarn can be pulled out without tangling.

Approximate size: 4 1/2" high x 4" wide

SHIPPING: We will ship within five business days of an order being placed. Shipping costs are the responsibility of the buyer.  Unless otherwise specified, we will carefully pack and ship with insurance included in the shipping price.  For fragile items, we double-box. Depending on customers preference the package will go USPS, FedEx, or UPS.  If an item arrives at your location with damage, please contact us immediately and provide us with photographs and a description of the damage so we can file an insurance claim with the shipper.

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