VALLEY OF VIRGINIA RIB-TYPE PAINTED WOVEN-SPLINT BASKET, white oak, kidney-form, with converging ribs, wrapped double rim and arched handle. Old, but slightly later dry green-painted surface. Probably Tazewell Co. First quarter 20th century. 8" HOA, 5 1/4" H to rim, 9" DOA. Provenance: From a Virginia private collection.
Note indicates ownership by Josephine Newberry Perry (died 1935), Tazewell Co.
Good condition overall, with a small area of loss to lower body and a few scattered small breaks/losses.