PETERBORO Americana / Patriotic Market Basket DISCONTINUED
Collectible hand woven Peterboro Market Basket in the Americana / Patriotic line. This handcrafted ash wood market basket features natural, burgundy red and navy blue died ash splints, complimenting the natural ash wood weaving.
The wood basket rims of this medium size market basket are also fashioned of ash wood, and are nailed for durability. The ash wood basket swing handle is dyed a deep burgundy red and folds down to the basket rims. The basket handle is attached with brass and has a nylon spacer to keep the handle from rubbing on the basket. rims.
Peterboro Basket Company began back in 1854 when Amzi Childs wove the first basket on Depot Street in the Town of Peterborough, New Hampshire. The wood used in this handcrafted basket is Appalachian white ash, a New England hardwood. Peterboro has more than 150 years of crafting fine New England ash baskets.
Used for display only, this discontinued market basket is in excellent condition. This Peterboro discontinued ash market basket measures 8.5" square, 3.75" high to the basket rims, nearly 8" to the top of the basket handle in the upright position and weighs 6.4 ounces.
SB628 - PETERBORO Americana / Patriotic Market Basket DISCONTINUED