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Penobscot tatting basket block, ca. 1900

Contributed by Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine

This block produced a variety of tatting basket forms, such as acorn-shaped and strawberry-shaped tatting baskets.

Tatting baskets feature a loop handle to hang from the arm and a hole in the top of the basket for the tatting ball's thread to come out.

Other Information


  • Title: Penobscot tatting basket block, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • State: ME
  • Media: Wood
  • Local Code: HM 5719
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine
5746 Maine Center for the Arts, Orono, ME 04469
(207) 581-1902
http://www.umaine.edu/hudsonmuseum/

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