Burden basket

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Culture/People
Mississippi Choctaw
Previous owner
Jim Robinson (James Robinson), Mississippi Choctaw
Jeff Jackson, Mississippi Choctaw
Collector
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Burden basket
Media/Materials
Cane (Swamp cane/River cane), hide thong/babiche
Techniques
Wicker-plaited
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Native Term
ki ci
Place
Neshoba County and Scott County; Mississippi; USA
Collection History
Collected from Jim Robinson (Mississippi Choctaw) or Jeff Jackson (Mississippi Choctaw) in 1908 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
1/9137
Barcode
019137.000
See related items
Mississippi Choctaw
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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