Genealogy Projects tagged with basketry on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Women's Work

    “Mary Case is my name and with my needle wrought the same in the tenth year of my age Anno Dom 1763” ~ from a sampler produced in Newport, RI Too often, the only record we have of a female ancestor is an example of her handiwork, whether it is an embroidered sampler, quilt or basket. With a few exceptions, until the 20th century, a woman’s primary choice for her future wa...

  • Basket Makers

    Basket Makers A Basket maker is someone skilled in weaving baskets - usually making wicker and reed products. Sometimes known as basket-weaver Basket weaving, basketry, or basket making is the process of weaving pliable materials into a basket or other similar form. People and artists who weave baskets are called basket makers and basket weavers . Basketry is made from a variety of fibrou...