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Culture/People
Chitimacha
Previous owner
Joseph W. Keppler (Udo Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956
Seller
Joseph W. Keppler (Udo Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956
Object Name
Basket
Media/Materials
Cane (Swamp cane/River cane), dye/dyes
Techniques
Dyed, twill-plaited
Dimensions
16 x 10.3 cm
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
Louisiana; USA
Date created
1880-1900
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Joseph W. Keppler (1872-1956, a long-time friend of George Heye); purchased by George Heye from Joseph Keppler in 1906.
Catalog Number
9558
Barcode
009558.000
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On View
NMAI, New York, NY: Infinity of Nations, Woodlands
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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