From: United States of America | North Carolina | Cherokee
Curatorial Section: American
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Culture||Cherokee | Eastern Band|
|Provenience||United States of America | North Carolina | Cherokee|
|Culture Area||Southeast Culture Area|
Central portion of disc has corn husks worked in a coiled basketry technique using cotton thread as weft; individual flat pieces of corn husk are pulled through the thread around the outer edge forming a "sunburst" pattern. Attached tag in Frank Speck's (?) handwriting reads: "Cherokee 1937".
Condition: Corn husk is dry and brittle. Sent to Registrar's for freezing 3/91.
|Outside Diameter||22 cm|
|Credit Line||Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970|
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