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This woven wicker sewing basket was made c.1900 to be kept on the floor near a seamstress. It is 28 inches high. Although rare, it sold for only $75 at a Jackson’s auction in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Women’s work in past centuries included cooking, cleaning and sewing. Before the 19th century, wom....



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