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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
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
Basket
Media/Materials
Cane (Swamp cane/River cane)
Techniques
Plaited, twill-plaited
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Jackson County and Swain County; North Carolina; USA
Date created
1920-1928
Collection History
Collected in 1927 or 1928 by anthropologist Frank G. Speck (1881-1950); purchased by MAI from Frank Speck in 1928.
Catalog Number
15/8663
Barcode
158663.000
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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