Antique Hand Coiled Rye Straw Open Basket 11 inch Pennsylvania Region

Antique Hand Coiled Rye Straw Open Basket 11 inch Pennsylvania Region

Regular price $79.95


Description:  Early onrye straw baskets like this one were commonly seen in many homes and farmsteads used for a variety of household purposes. This original basket from the  was hand coiled and tightly woven from rye straw, held together with flexible oak strips. Looking good with aged character, this one is slightly out-of-round measuring 11 – 11 ¼ inches in diameter and 3 – 3 ½” in height.

Circa:  Most likely early 1900s

Diameter:  11-11 1/2 “(slightly out-of-round)
Height: 3 1/2 - 4" (slightly-of-round)

Product Weight: 14 ounces

Colors: Brown Tones

Primary Material:  Rye Straw, Oak Strips

Style:  Country Farmhouse, French Rustic Country, Native American

Markings:   No visible markings

Origin:   United States, South-Central Pennsylvania Region

Condition: Previously owned - used.  Condition is consistent with age and use.  Slightly out-of-round in diameter and height. Aged patina. Some wear and missing strips on top edge. Appears to have possibly been repaired with twine earlier on (as shown). Strong and solid piece. Please refer to photographs as they are part of the description.

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