Ash Baskets by Fran
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Totes, Market, Pie, Picnic, and Silverware Ash Baskets

Black ash baskets may be ordered online using Paypal, check or money order on our secure server. If you prefer, you may call to place your order or send it by mail.  All baskets are sent via USPS priority mail, insured with tracking. Shipping costs are added in the shopping cart.
(All of Fran’s baskets are made from pounded black (also called brown) ash. In some of the smaller baskets, the pounded ash is then hand split.)
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Long market basket

Price

$400.00

Description

  5-7” high and11”x22” at the top. Great for gardening, holding flowers or picnics, or going to market.

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Market basket

Price

$350.00

Description

  Measures 6” high and 11”x16” at the top. This is one of the most popular baskets. It is a multi-purpose basket good for harvesting, holding fruit, carrying picnics, or taking to market.

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Miniature market basket

Price

$75.00

Description

  6” high and 4 ½”x6 Ύ” at the top. This looks just like the market basket only smaller. It makes a great small picnic basket and can be used for berry picking.

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Square to round berry basket (square base, round top)

Price

$50.00

Description

  4” high and 6”x6” at the top. It has a wooden handle.

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Rectangle shaped berry basket

Price

$75.00

Description

  4” high and 6 ½”x9 ½”. This is one of my favorite baskets and I use mine often.

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Trinket baskets

Price

$25.00

Description

  1 ½” – 2 ½” high and 2”-4 ½” at the top. They go from square to round. These are very popular and make wonderful gifts. I love making them; it gives me a chance to be really creative. I can add color or curly cues.

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Large tote

Price

$400.00

Description

  12” high and 5 ½”x12” at the base (larger at the top). This comes with canvas carrying straps, and is the favorite of many, including everyone in my family. We use it for trips to town, meetings at work, going to the beach or the gym, etc.

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Medium tote

Price

$200.00

Description

  9” high and 8”x10” at the top. This smaller version of the large tote is a multi-purpose carrying basket with canvas handles. It would make a great knitting basket or a large purse.

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Small tote

Price

$100.00

Description

 6” high and 8”x10” at the top. It makes a handy purse or great lunch basket, and I use mine all the time. Colorful canvas straps add beauty.

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Pint tote

Price

$50.00

Description

  4” high and 5”x5” at the top. This canvas-handled tote would make a fun berry basket, kid’s purse, candy holder, etc. It’s a cutie!

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Magazine or whatever basket

Price

$300.00

Description

  6”-8” high and 10”x10” at the rim. This large 10” square basket has no handle and can hold most anything. Rolled towels look great in it.

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All baskets are hand woven from pounded and split black/brown ash.
Made in Maine by Fran Doonan.

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Traditional pounded black ash baskets made from log to finished product by Frannie A. Doonan, Maine basketmaker and instructor since 1991.
Frannie’s Ash Baskets
Maine Journeys 2839 Ohio St.
Glenburn, ME 04401

  207-884-6278