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Basket Lid


From: United States of America | North Carolina

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 46-6-49B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cherokee
Provenience United States of America | North Carolina
Culture Area Southeast Culture Area
Creator Lottie Stamper
Date Made 1940's
Section American
Materials Cane (plant) | Pigments

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 Stamper, Cherokee, N.C. Type basket of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.

Height 10 cm
Length 28 cm
Width 16.7 cm
Credit Line Cherokee Expedition; Frank G. Speck and John G. Witthoft, 1946

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