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.
About This Item
- Title: Basket splint gauge, ca. 1900
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- Location: ME
- Media: Wood
- Local Code: HM 3075
- Object Type: Physical Object
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Basket making--Equipiment and supplies
- Native American arts
- Indian art--North America
- Implements, utensils, etc.
- Indians of North America--Maine--Implements
- Sweetgrass baskets
For more information about this item, contact:Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine
5746 Maine Center for the Arts, Orono, ME 04469
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