/Stomped-On Basket

Stomped On BasketNancy Rose, a talented “old-time” basket-maker, made several of these peculiar, unusually-shallow baskets. However, she came up with the design for the original “stomped-on” basket by accident.

“Well, I was trying to get a basket finished up one day and I was in a big hurry to get it done,” said Nancy. “I kept having trouble with it. Finally, I got so aggravated that I just throwed the dogged thing down and stomped on it. After I got through stompin’ it, I picked it up and it was all flattened out and it looked purdy good, and I says ‘Well, I’ll just make some flat ones on that order and see how people like ‘em.’”

By | 2018-01-29T20:47:23+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Artifact Of The Week|0 Comments

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