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Comb basket, Wabanaki, late 19th - early 20th century

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Visitors to the Wabanaki encampments on Mount Desert Island could purchase baskets in a myriad of shapes, sizes and forms.

Comb baskets or wall pockets would be hung on the wall to hold a Victorian lady's combs or other personal items.

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