3D model of a large basket worn on the back to carry fish usually made from larch or willow branches. The fishwife would sell fish to the surrounding community or barter for fresh dairy produce. Dated c. early 20th century. Physical object held at the Timespan Museum. Part of the Helmsdale Fishing Village reconstruction.
A collaborative project between Open Virtual Worlds, a research team within the School of Computer Science, University of St Andrews and Timespan Museum. 3D digitisation was done by Catherine Cassidy and Iain Oliver with archaeological assistance provided by Jacquie Aitken.
Digitisation funded by the EU Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme 2014-2020 through the “Connected Culture and Natural Heritage in a Northern Environment” (CINE) project.