Berry basket, ca. 1910

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Berry basket, ca. 1910

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This little basket is one of three made by Snow, in the early 20th century, for Dr. Henry Stebbins, of Seal Harbor Maine and his siblings when they were young children.

John Snow (1868-1937) lived most of his life, and raised his family, on Mount Desert Island. He would travel door to door selling both his own work and pieces made by other Wabanaki artisans. His work often features delicate trees and leaves.

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About This Item

  • Title: Berry basket, ca. 1910
  • Creator: John Snow
  • Creation Date: circa 1910
  • Subject Date: circa 1910
  • Location: Seal Harbor, Mount Desert, Hancock County, ME
  • Media: Birch bark, ash, sweetgrass, pine
  • Dimensions: 16.5 cm x 7.6 cm x 7.6 cm
  • Local Code: 93-24-003
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Abbe Museum
26 Mount Desert Street, PO Box 286, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
(207) 288-3519

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