Object Record

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Collection Reuel B. Pritchett Museum Collection
Donor Tanner, Janet
Catalog Number 77.3.053
Description Woven lunch basket from upper Egypt. Previously classified as a peasant's lunch basket. Elaborately woven in reeds colored orange, brown, and green. Brown knob at top. Remnants of leather straps at sides and top knob. Dome shaped top is (a) and round base is (b). Natural color on bottom. The rest of the basket is covered in diamond patterns on colorful backgrounds. Green rim where base and top meet.
Material Leather, Reed
Used Egypt
Place of Origin Egypt
Dimensions H-9.5 Dia-5.7 inches