Basket

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Culture/People
Chitimacha
Previous owner
Ernestine Darden (Ernestine Dardin), Chitimacha
Collector
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Basket
Media/Materials
Cane (Swamp cane/River cane)
Techniques
Twill-plaited
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Native Term
sha ka" n
Place
Near Baldwin; Baldwin; Saint Mary Parish; Louisiana; USA
Collection History
Collected from Ernestine Darden (Chitimacha) in 1908 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
1/8396
Barcode
018396.000
See related items
Chitimacha
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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