Cane for shell baskets: Processing by hand

by Mary Crabb I ended my previous post about the recreation of a World War One artillery shell basket seen at the Museum of English Rural Life (MERL 90/43) with a question about how to process the ca...

War and Remembrance – Shell Basket Documentary

  War and Remembrance is a short film about the work of basketmaker and maths teacher, Mary Crabb. The film charts the beginning of Mary’s research into First World War shell baskets – in partic...

Rothamsted Willow and First World War Baskets Day

On Saturday 12 November 2016 the Everyday Day Lives in War Centre and Rothamsted Research will be holding a free event exploring the National Willow Collection and the history of basketmaking and wil...