Wicker, paper and string
190 x 282 mm; 485 mm (Length)
Tyntesfield, North Somerset
Rectangular wicker basket with attached flat lid, attached by two pieces of string, one in middle, one at left end. Two holes at front of lid through which loops from base fit. Wicker strips crossing at side of lid for decoration or strength. String handles at each end. Interior has triple layers of paper. Basket is mouldy and dirty throughout.
Purchased from the estate of the late Lord Wraxall with the assistance of the NHMF and donations from members and supporters.