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Object Name Basket, Gathering
Catalog Number 1993.8.377
Date ca. 1885
Material(s) Steel wire;
Dimensions H-5.5 W-8 D-5.5 inches
Description This is a wire basket formed in shape of bird/hen with a head and beak. There is a round opening in the top of basket with two folding handles. A heavy gauge wire forms the main structure, which is tied together with lighter gauge wire.
Notes Collected by the donor over the last thirty years from barns, storage sheds, and antique stores in north central Kentucky, southern Indiana, and southern Ohio.
Collection George Underhill Collection
Subjects Baskets
Gathering food
Eggs
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS