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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Previous owner
Peter Knottytom, Eastern Band of Cherokee
Collector
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Basket
Media/Materials
Cane (Swamp cane/River cane)
Techniques
Plaited, wicker-plaited
Dimensions
12 x 21 x 16 cm
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Native Term
ta lu tsa
Place
Swain County and Jackson County; North Carolina; USA
Collection History
Collected from Peter Knottytom (Eastern Band of Cherokee) in 1908 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
1/9190
Barcode
019190.000
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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