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Basket with lid, Shaker

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Inscription

Ink inscription in script on handle: two overlapping "6500" and "D [star] F" In pencil on underside of lid: "$500" In ink, twice on outside of rim: "DF"

Provenance

Part of a collection of Shaker materials begun by Ralph E. and Myra T. Tibbetts; the Tibbets collection was inherited by their daughter and augmented by Mr. and Mrs. Russell W. Knight, Marblehead, Massachusetts (Accession Date January 11, 1967)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Russell W. Knight - Collection of Ralph E. and Myra T. Tibbetts

1850-1900

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

45.08 cm (17 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

67.41a-b

Medium or Technique

Wood splint, bentwood handle

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Basketry