Basket

Date created
circa 1890
Culture/People
Chitimacha
Previous owner
Dr. Margaret J. Sharpe (Margaret Johnston Sharpe), Non-Indian, 1903-1981
Donor
Dr. Margaret J. Sharpe (Margaret Johnston Sharpe), Non-Indian, 1903-1981
Collection History
Formerly in the collection of Dr. Margaret Johnston Sharpe (1903-1981), who had family members in Louisiana and Mississippi and may have travelled there; donated to MAI by Dr. Sharpe in 1957.
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Place
Louisiana; USA (inferred)
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Chitimacha
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
Catalog Number
22/5207
Barcode
225207.000
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Object Name
Basket
Media/Materials
Cane (Swamp cane/River cane), dye/dyes
Techniques
Twill-plaited, double-woven, dyed
Dimensions
13.1 x 14 cm
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws657081f1d-0e86-4679-8bc4-f16b85050b8e
Record ID
NMAI_240073