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Gosling or goose basket

Northeastern United States



16-1/2 in x 23-1/2 in x 22-1/2 in


Oak handle and splints

Credit Line

Historic Odessa Foundation, gift of Mrs. Alfred C. Harrison

Accession Number


Condition Notes

One side of the basket has a 4-inch by 9-inch hole.


The large, low, cylindrical basket is woven to a narrow neck in the center.  The open hole is covered by a woven lid.  An arched handle attached to opposite sides allows the basket to be carried.  The basket was used by putting baby birds into the hole and then covering them.