Vintage and Antique Baskets
It’s easy to make the case for baskets. After all, they are one of humankind’s earliest containers, dating back some 10,000 years. Baskets were first used to gather fruit and seeds, to winnow grain, to prepare food for cooking, and even to carry water. Later, baskets were fashioned to hold freshly caught flopping fish, the ingredients for a summer picnic, sewing tools, waste paper, and dirty clothes. Baskets are made from simple...