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Cotton Basket

Large loosely woven basket used to collect cotton.

ACC 1986.4

OBJ 1986.4.9

15” high; 20-21” diameter

Estimated date: Last half 19th century



What visitors say

Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…

Maggie