University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:70-9-31
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cherokee
Provenience: United States of America
North Carolina
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Plant Fiber
Technique:Basketry
Length: 33.5 cm
Width: 15 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

Shallow, rectangular basket with oval rim, square bottom. "Double woven basket, made by woman who, with only two others, understands the art of double weaving." Initials KE written on the bottom. Basket is uniform in color except for four bands which run diagonally across the basket and intersect at the corners, and are colored black and brown.


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