University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 46-6-49B
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Cherokee
Provenience: North Carolina
Culture Area: Southeast
Maker: Lottie Stamper
Section:American
Materials:Cane (plant)
Pigments
Height: 10cm
Length: 28cm
Width: 16.7cm
Credit Line:Cherokee Expedition; Frank G. Speck and John G. Witthoft, 1946

Description

Double weave, native cane. Natural color and dyed butternut. Pineapple design. "This basket is a reproduction of one in the British Museum that was taken to England in 1725." Made by Lottie Steamper, Cherokee, N.C. Type basket of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.


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