University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:70-9-29
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cherokee
Provenience: United States of America
North Carolina
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Reed (plant)
Technique:Basketry
Length: 26 cm
Width: 24 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

reed basket with wood splint rim and handle, the bottom is square, the top is round. Feed has been processed so that about halfway down the sides of the basket it is a darker brown on the horizontal weave. Initials KE written on the side of the handle.


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