SOLD * Tiny Sweetgrass Thimble Basket, Depression Era, Native American
SOLD * A Native American sweet grass miniature basket made to house a thimble. Possibly Passamaquoddy. Found in Maine. 1 ¾” tall; lid diameter 1 ½”. Free USA shipping; handling fees waived for international shipping. Questions? Email anytime; we'd enjoy hearing from you.
NOTE OF INTEREST: In Maine there were two Passamaquoddy reservations. During the Depression, the Passamaquoddy traveled the state selling their sweet grass and ash handiwork to earn money during this difficult time. Small sewing items were among their most popular items. This basket is exemplary of the Passamaquoddy work ~ meticulous work with attractive proportions.