Large Rye Basket

Large Rye Basket

Very large coiled rye gathering basket, open formed, with two wood handles secured by rose-head nails. One side of the basket is designed to slope outward. To facilitate pouring contents. Southeastern Pennsylvania, made in the late 19th century. It is almost impossible anymore to find an example in this very good condition and as wide as this basket is. The basket has a wonderful patina and no staining whatsoever. It is approximately 20 inches wide by approximately 4.5 inches