181101-15 Fine Antique Central Mexico, Nahua, Baby Basket
Research: ebay client thought it might be from Cuetzalan, Puebla, Mexico
Antique Baby Carrying Basket with attached tumpline
late 19th century
26" x 14" laying flat not including the tumpline
An uncommon item with netted rolled bark line forming body of open net on a bent wood frame.. Intact, original and in excellent overall condition.
Collected by John Chapman, c. 1880-1910, cattle rancher of Tracey, CA and later an engineer on the Southern Pacific Railroad.