hand woven egg basket
SHENANDOAH VALLEY OF VIRGINIA WOVEN SPLINT EGG BASKET, white oak, finely woven circular form with X-wrap rim, high arched handle and kick-up bottom. Original dry natural surface with outstanding patina. Probably by a member of the Nichols family of basketmakers, Page Co., VA. Late 19th/early 20th century. 8 1/2" HOA, 9 1/2" D.