University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:70-9-88
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Choctaw
Provenience: United States of America
Louisiana (uncertain)
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Pigments
Technique:Basketry
Length: 9.5 cm
Width: 8 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

wood splint basket; yellow with red streaks. Oval rim; rectangular bottom. Splint is very smooth and shiny. Yellow in color with red streaks running through. The weave is very open so that there are open spaces between the splints. The handle is broken.


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