late 1800s-early 1900s
Diameter: 0.6 cm (1/4 in.)
Presented by William Albert Price in memory of Mrs. William Albert Price 1917.532
Miniature baskets were made to demonstrate the basket-maker’s virtuoso skill, and these tiny marvels seem to be no exception—the smallest are only five millimeters wide but still patterned. For such fine work, dexterity was required as much for preparation of materials as for weaving.
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