Burden basket with burden strap/tumpline

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Culture/People
Mashpee Wampanoag
Artist/Maker
Eben Queppish (Mushquipetohkos/Eben Quippish), Mashpee Wampanoag, 1859-1933
Collector
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck/FGS), Non-Indian, 1881-1950
Seller
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck/FGS), Non-Indian, 1881-1950
Object Name
Burden basket with burden strap/tumpline
Media/Materials
Woodsplints, wood
Techniques
Wicker-plaited, braided
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
Cape Cod; Barnstable County; Massachusetts; USA
Date created
circa 1890
Collection History
Collected by anthropologist Frank G. Speck (1881-1950) at an unknown date; purchased by George Heye from Frank Speck in 1907.
Catalog Number
1/2906
Barcode
012906.000
See related items
Mashpee Wampanoag
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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