Stamped Splint Basket

Basket making is a craft that is still practiced today. Baskets are both pretty and useful. These baskets were probably used in daily life for holding food and other goods. They have been decorated with multiple potato-stamped images.


Bibliographic Information:

Basket, 1850, splint, H: 10 x W: 7 1/2 x D: 11in. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown, New York, Gift of Mrs. Cora Perkins, F0072.1978.