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1998.5368 (RS24107)

Description

This basket is formed from coils of plant matter stitched together with wrapped ribbons of alternating dyed and naturally colored plant material to form an elaborate geometric pattern. The basket rises from the base to a wide shoulder then constricts to a narrow, tall neck. This basket is of Native American manufacture.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1920
Location of origin
southwestern United States
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
BASKET
baskets (containers)
collecting
Collecting
Straw
Dimensions
9 (H), 11 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5368
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24548

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