late 1800s-early 1900s
Diameter: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)
Presented by William Albert Price in memory of Mrs. William Albert Price 1917.543
Miniature baskets were made to demonstrate the basket-maker’s virtuoso skill, and these tiny marvels seem to be no exception -- the smallest are just a few 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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