Storage basket

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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Previous owner
Bettie Chiltoskey (Betty Chiltaski), Eastern Band of Cherokee
Collector
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Storage basket
Media/Materials
Woodsplints, wood
Techniques
Plaited, twill-plaited
Object Type
Food Gathering and Preparation
Native Term
ta lu tsa on a we tu'n
Place
Swain County and Jackson County; North Carolina; USA
Collection History
Collected from Bettie Chiltoskey (Eastern Band of Cherokee) in 1908 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
1/9199
Barcode
019199.000
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Food Gathering and Preparation
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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