University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:70-9-42
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cherokee
Provenience: United States of America
North Carolina
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Technique:Basketry
Length: 40 cm
Width: 26 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

wood splint basket, very large and deep, circular rim, square bottom, wood splint; wooden handle around the rim of the basket; the horizontal splints are black and the vertical ones are yellow. The remainder of the basket has red diamond designs on the yellow splint.


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