• Format/Object name:

    Basket handbag/purse

  • Date created:

    1976

  • Artists/Makers:

    Marie Billiot Dean, Houma, 1916-2010

  • Place:

    Dulac; Terrebonne Parish; Louisiana; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Palmetto fiber

  • Techniques:

    Plaited, sewn

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Purchased from the artist in 1976 by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.

  • Dimensions:

    38 x 19.7 x 31 cm

  • Catalog number:

    25/5381

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