Basket

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
See related items
Chitimacha
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
Catalog Number
22/5211
Barcode
225211.000
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Object Name
Basket
Media/Materials
Cane (Swamp cane/River cane)
Techniques
Plaited, twill-plaited
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws67aa62813-21d6-48c5-bcfd-10b88675747b
Record ID
NMAI_240077