Since I made some basket suggestions, I suppose I should include some images of period baskets…..
INTERIOR PAINTINGS, ILLUSTRATIONS:
The Speculator Francis William Edmonds – 1852
The Young Wife: First Stew Lilly Martin Spencer – 1854
Playing with Baby Richard Sohn circa 1860-1869
Union Pacific Station (c1877)
Luncheon Still Life John F. Francis – circa 1860
Basket of Peaches with Ostrich Egg and Cream Pitcher Rubens Peale – 1856-1859 (wire basket)
Oyster and Fish Women Charleston (c1870)
At Museums taken by others -may be reproduction:
Oval bottom basket at Shaker Village, Spinning shop at Shaker Village, more spinning shop, nice one behind the table next to the stove, Laundry house, under ‘table’, Three in Laundry house, to the right, hanging….. same place different photographer: basket, another.