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Object Number:29-175-723
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Choctaw
Provenience: United States of America
Louisiana
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Cane (plant)
Pigment
Technique:Basketry
Height: 41 cm
Length: 37.2 cm
Width: 14.5 cm
Credit Line:Exchange with George G. Heye, 1917
Other Number:8616 - Other Number

Description

Green,Purple Dyes. Pointed type; large. Cane, twilled plaiting in 4 under 4 over weave, constricted toward top to pull sides in. Rim finished by inter twining strips. handle of splint wrapped with cane. Decoration: body below side points has every other set of 3 elements (both vertical and horizontal) dyed green; short sides re-tain green verticals but use purple for hori-zontal strips. Dyes: aniline.

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