Double-Woven technique basket square on bottom and round at top with criss-crossing black and re-brown designs against natural cane colored background. Cane is rivercane (arundinaria tecta or arundinaria macrosperma); colors obtained from black walnut (juglansnigra) for black and bloodroot (sanguinaria canadonsis) for red-brown. Attached tag in Pennypack's handwriting reads: "Double woven basket made by woman who, with only two others, understands art of double weaving. Cherokee, N.C.".
Condition: Good. To registrars for freezing 3/91.
Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker
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