Basket Maker Booth

Title:
Basket Maker Booth
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Wood, wicker, paper, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 5/8 x 9 1/2 x 5 5/8 in. ( 21.9 x 24.1 x 14.3 cm )
Description: 
Miniature basket maker's stall made of wood, with sloping roof and one open side with low counter; eighteen wicker baskets are inside, either hanging from rafters or stacked.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number: 
INV.5255
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group