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Early Indian Objects and Baskets

Penobscot glove box, ca. 1890

Penobscot glove box, ca. 1890

Item 23499 info
Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine

This Penobscot glove box has an unusual decorative curl treatment, apparently used only in the late 1800s.

The basket was made to hold the elbow- or three-quarter-length gloves fashionable at the time.