Basket

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Culture/People
Chitimacha
Previous owner
Dr. Margaret J. Sharpe (Margaret Johnston Sharpe), Non-Indian, 1903-1981
Donor
Dr. Margaret J. Sharpe (Margaret Johnston Sharpe), Non-Indian, 1903-1981
Object Name
Basket
Media/Materials
Cane (Swamp cane/River cane)
Techniques
Plaited, twill-plaited
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
Louisiana; USA
Collection History
Formerly in the collection of Dr. Margaret Johnston Sharpe (1903-1981), who had family members in Louisiana and Mississippi and may have travelled there; donated to MAI by Dr. Sharpe in 1957.
Catalog Number
22/5208
Barcode
225208.000
See related items
Chitimacha
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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