Winnowing basket

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Culture/People
Choctaw
Previous owner
Pauline Lewis, Choctaw
Collector
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Winnowing basket
Media/Materials
Cane (Swamp cane/River cane), canvas
Techniques
Twill-plaited
Object Type
Food Gathering and Preparation
Native Term
of ko
Place
Near Wortham; Saint Tammany Parish; Louisiana; USA
Collection History
Collected from Pauline Lewis (Choctaw) in 1908 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
1/8452
Barcode
018452.000
See related items
Choctaw
Food Gathering and Preparation
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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