Contributed by 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.
About This Item
- Title: Penobscot glove box, Indian Island, ca. 1890
- Creation Date: circa 1890
- Subject Date: circa 1890
- Town: Indian Island
- County: Penobscot
- State: ME
- Media: Ash splints
- Local Code: HM 7391
- Object Type: Physical Object
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Indians of North America--Maine
- Indian art--North America
- Indian baskets
- Basket making
- Penobscot Indians
- Penobscot 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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