Basket Lid


From: United States of America | Louisiana

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 70-9-40.2
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chitimacha (uncertain) | Cherokee (uncertain)
Provenience United States of America | Louisiana
Culture Area Southeast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Plant Fiber
Technique Basketry

Woven splint basket (.1) with circular rim and square base. Top of the cover (.2) is square. Geometric designs formed by splints dyed red, orange, brown, and black, as well as by natural yellow of splints.

Height 4 cm
Length 10.5 cm
Width 10.5 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

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