Owned by Johanna Spyri. Inherited by her great niece, Margarite Paur Ulrich, who presented it to Gustine Courson Weaver (Mrs. Clifford Weaver) in 1936. The basket was part of a group of items collected by Mrs. Weaver relating to Johanna Spyri and her book Heidi. Mrs. Weaver presented her Heidi materials the the North Texas State Teachers College around 1939. Transferred from the UNT Historical Collection/University Archives to the Weaver Juvenile Collection of the Rare Book & Texana Collections May 30, 2003.
Rectangular wicker sewing basket with ebonized(?) decorative detailing set on four scrolling feet (one broken). Closed scrolls at corners hold pendant ebonized rings. Swing handle. 38 x 26 x 27 cm.
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Weaver Collection of Children's Books
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