Basket

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Culture/People
Chitimacha
MAI agent
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Basket
Media/Materials
Cane (Swamp cane/River cane)
Techniques
Twill-plaited
Dimensions
18.5 x 19.5 x 10.5 cm
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
Near Baldwin; Baldwin; Saint Mary Parish; Louisiana; USA
Collection History
Collection history unknown; purchased in 1908 from an unknown source in New Orleans, Louisiana, by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
1/8382
Barcode
018382.000
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Chitimacha
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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