Take it to shop at the farmers market, pick flowers or vegetables from your garden or use it as a generous fruit basket. Keep it in the back of your vehicle for separation and protection of your delicate groceries (eggs, chips, or bread).Large enough for knitting or quilting or craft projects. Longaberger began an apprenticeship with a basket company which eventually closed during the Great Depression. One of their children, Dave, opened J. These American baskets are made by hand in Dresden, Ohio. Once the handmade baskets are completed and inspected they are branded with the Longaberger logo and signed and dated by the maker on the bottom. These are quality baskets made from sugar maple wood to last for years and, if cared for properly, they can be passed to later generations. This basket is stained with the classic Longaberger stain color, but the baskets may be stained with different tones in order to compliment your decor (see Etsy for ideas). This basket has stood the test of time and will continue to mature over time with proper care. Please note that as with any preowned item this basket shows signs of wear.
There are two areas which have been highlighted in the photographs which show places where the wood has broken off or chipped (these may be new stain worthy areas to hide the basket's maturity). This would make a great back up basket for delivering food or flowers to parties or gatherings since you would not have to keep your eye on it so closely. This item is in the category "Home & Garden\Household Supplies & Cleaning\Home Organization\Storage Bins & Baskets". The seller is "revelliott316" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.