Find of the Week: Vintage metal picnic basket, ca. 1950s


Picnic time is here again! Tote your personal feast in this hip metal picnic tote/cooler from the 1950s, an estate sale find. This great collectible has a stylish brown and tan basketweave pattern. It has an unhinged lid and brown metal handles. Very retro or country living style, and nice for storage in between picnics. It measures about 14 x 10 x 6 inches (length x depth x height).

Sunday, April 23 is not only Antiques Appraisal Day at Gallery on Main, it's also National Picnic Day! What's your favorite picnic location in Somerville? Share your advice in the Comments area below.

You can purchase this piece either in person at Gallery on Main, or through our Etsy shop.

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