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Rectangular Market Basket
Associated Person: Bertha Frances Mannon
PlacesWills Ridge (Alum Ridge District)
- Length: 19 inches
- Width (ear to ear): 13 1/2 inches
- Height: 9 inches
- Height with handle: 16 inches
Inch wide stakes were used in weaving this large hickory-split basket. A hole was drilled into one side of the carved hickory handle so that a wire could be threaded through to secure the rim to the handle. The rim has a crossed lashing.
Keywordssplit basket, market basket
Bertha Frances Mannon (1906-2001) was the daughter of William Namon and Emma Jane Woodie Mannon. This basket came from her estate sale.