Miniature North Carolina Buttocks Basket, Mary and Eliza Shelton
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
1880s, Forsyth County, unsigned but attributable to the Shelton sisters, tightly woven thin oak splints on a bentwood frame, delicate finishing nails.
4.5 x 4.5 x 3.5 in.
The Shelton sisters were listed in the 1910 county census as "Basket Makers at Home" (a home industry) meticulously crafting baskets from 1880 to early 20th century.
No apparent condition concerns.
$800 - 1,200