French Grape Picking Baskets

Published on 2013-08-27

  • French Grape Picking Baskets

Carolyne Roehm

 

Late 19th century wicker grape picking baskets were worn to the harvest in France.  We have had tole and wicker grape picking baskets.  This picture shows how Carolyne Roehm used a wicker grape picking basket with hydrangeas.

black and white  

 Worn like a backpack    Woman dumping grapes into hotte

Ready for grape picking!

 

baskets with green grapes  

Harvest baskets loaded with grapes!  

 Tole grape hotte

  This pair of tole grape hottes from St. Martin's Gallery made it to our customer's home where she filled them with her own beautiful dried hydrangeas.  Aren't they fabulous???

 hydrangeas

grapes in France

Grapes in France ready for the harvest.

After the harvest

More pretty grapes

Anybody ready for a glass of wine yet?

Wicker grape baskets

Pair of grape hottes from Provence.

Tole grape hottes

Decorated grape hottes from France.

basket with wheat

Dried arrangement for decoration looks great.

Wicker grape baskets at St. Martin's

 

Selection of grape picking baskets at St. Martin's Gallery.  What would you do with these in your home?

 

 

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