The Cleveland Museum of Art

Collection Online as of February 18, 2024

Miniature Round Basket

Miniature Round Basket

late 1800s-early 1900s
Location: not on view

Description

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.
  • "Accessions." The Bulletin of the Cleveland Museum of Art 4, no. 4 (1917): 64-67. Mentioned: p. 65 www.jstor.org
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Source URL:

https://www.clevelandart.org/art/1917.540