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Seminole Sifting Basket

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Title:  

Seminole Sifting Basket
Date:
ca. 1955

Content Description: 

A cornmeal sifting basket is made of rush splints, starting with a base of open-weave, of narrow splints. Open weave base is 9 inches squared. Larger splints are used to raise the sides of the basket, with narrow splints making a diagonal pattern. The edge is wrapped with the wider splints over a bundle of reeds. For stability the base is made with 4 square corners 1 1/2 inch from stiff edge.

Physical Description: 

15 1/2 x 15 1/2 inches (top edge)

Location:
500 S Bronough St,Florida,Tallahassee,32399
Identifier:
2003M.025.056

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