Signed Splint Basket of Rag Balls, Late 19th -Early 20th Centuries for sale
Item ID: 397273
Signed Splint Basket of Rag Balls, Late 19th – Early 20th Century
Oneonta, Ostsego County, New York
Signed in paint on handle
“Mrs. L. C. Millard”
Anna Millard, born 1860
Wood, cottons, paint
This splint basket contains more than 30 vintage cotton rag balls. The owner painted her name across the wooden handle of the basket. See photo.
Anna Millard, wife of Lewis C. Millard, was the mother of 2 children, only one was alive by 1910. Anna and Lewis were hotel proprietors by that time and lived with his parents, Mahitable and John. By 1920 John was deceased and they cared for 84-year-old Mahitable in Oneonta.
Source: 1900, 1910, 1920 New York State census. Genealogy research by Nancy Gibson.
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Eras: 1800s / 19th century, 1900s / 20th century
Measurements: 29.2 x 67.3 x 45.7 CM (H x W x D) Change Unit
Condition: Good Condition
Designer: Unknown designer
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