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Basket splint gauge, ca. 1900

Contributed by Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine

Makers of fancy baskets had a variety of gauges that they used to divide strips of ash into uniform widths. Each gauge was made to fit the hand of the user and often had a design carved into it.

Other Information


  • Title: Basket splint gauge, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • State: ME
  • Media: Wood
  • Local Code: HM 3075
  • 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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