Picture a beautiful summer afternoon with a light breeze blowing through the branches that shade a lush green lawn. A delicious spread of home-cooked foods is laid out on a red-and-white checked picnic cloth, all of it carried from the house in a woven picnic basket. This handwoven Appalachian ash basket from Peterboro Basket Company is that iconic basketthe piece that makes this scene truly a picnic.
New Hampshire’s Peterboro Basket Company has been a part of these idyllic moments for 160 years. Their baskets are handwoven in the United States, using all local materials. The solid wood frame, wooden bottom, and swing handles attached with dowels all ensure that this basket will last for generations. It also makes a great basket to hold knitting or craft supplies.
Handcrafted in the U.S. of Appalachian white ash in a honey finish. 18 1/2"L x 10 7/8"W x 11 1/8"L.
Peterboro Basket Company has thrived for 160 years in the heart of historic Peterborough, New Hampshire, in the shadow of Mt. Monadnock. Through several incarnations and partnerships with other local businesses, not to mention two fires, the family-owned Peterboro Basket has become a Yankee tradition with a reputation for unstinting quality.