Basket with cover

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Culture/People
Chitimacha
Previous owner
Marion Eppley, Non-Indian, 1883-1960
Object Name
Basket with cover
Media/Materials
Cane (Swamp cane/River cane)
Techniques
Twill-plaited, double-woven
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
Louisiana; USA
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Marion Eppley (1883-1960, a US Navy captain during World Wars I and II and founder of the Eppley Laboratory of Newport, Rhode Island, makers of precision scientific instruments); acquired by MAI through an exchange with Marion Eppley in 1933.
Catalog Number
18/4677
Barcode
184677.000
See related items
Chitimacha
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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