University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:70-9-30
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cherokee
Provenience: United States of America
North Carolina
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Splint
Technique:Basketry
Length: 40 cm
Width: 30 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

Made of wood splint with a heavy thick wooden handle. Circular rim, rectangular bottom. Decorated with x-shaped designs. Horizontal splints are a dark brown color; vertical ones are natural color. Around rim of basket, horizontal splints are light brown.


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