Potato Basket, Littleton, ca. 1940

Contributed by Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum


Maliseet and Micmac Indians made this style of traditional Maine basket for harvesting potatoes by weaving splints made of brown ash.

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  • Title: Potato Basket, Littleton, ca. 1940
  • Creation Date: circa 1940
  • Subject Date: circa 1940
  • Town: Littleton
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ash splints
  • Dimensions: 30.4 cm x 40.6 cm
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum
1678 U.S. Route 1, Littleton, ME 04730
(207) 538-9604 (Debbie)

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