Baskets, Cultural Objects
Associated Person: Laura Hungate Sowers
PlacesAmos/Shelor's Mill (Courthouse District)
- Length (base): 10 inches
- Width (base): 7 inches
- Length (rim): 13 inches
- Width (rim): 10 inches
- Height with handle: 10 3/8 inches
This nicely shaped basket has a rectangular base with sides rising to an oval rim. The carved handle has pronounced notches cut to support the rim. It is in excellent condition even though the interior stains indicate it has seen much use.
Keywordsmarket basket, split basket
Laura Catherine Hungate Sowers (1929-2016) was the daughter of Blaine and Elsie Hylton Dickerson Hungate. She married Luther A. Sowers. This basket was purchased at their estate sale.