Work Basket
Work Basket


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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Native American - Woodland
Transportation
Native American ➔ Work Basket

Identifier:
130689
Description:
Used for sewing basket; has four small baskets attached along side. Ash splint basket with intricate fancy work including rim of semi-circular hoops and different types of curlicue work. Dyed green, now faded.
Basket, used for sewing basket. Has 4 small baskets attached along the side. Probably Michigan Indians. 
Date:
1851 – 1900
Materials:
Ash Splints
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Gift Of Mrs. L.G. Winegar
Rights:

Maker/Donor
Loa Grace Winegar
Loa Grace Winegar was born in 1884 to Issac and Margaret Winegar. She graduated from 8th grade in 1909 and went on to become a teacher. She was also the secretary and treasurer of the Grand Rapids Camera Club. Loa passed away in 1973 and is buried in Winegar Cemetary. Winegar Cemetary is named after the Winegar's because it is located where Issac Winegar's shop used to be.