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Large Oval Attributed to Mitchy Ray

Large Oval Attributed to Mitchy Ray

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Large Oval Oak handle, rime, staves and base. Attributed to CClinton Mitchell Ray (1877-1956) was a third generation basket maker on Nantucket and one the most prolific basket weavers on Island. He taught the art form to young school teacher by the name of Jose Reyes.The grandson of Capt. Charles B. Ray, he wove early on as a child and was one of the Island weavers that kept the craft from dying out in the early 20th century. Less

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