Basket

Image 1 for Basket
Usage Conditions Apply
  • thumbnail for Image 1 - Basket
  • thumbnail for Image 2 - Basket
  • thumbnail for Image 3 - Basket
Culture/People
Atakapa
Collector
Edward Leverich, Non-Indian, 1839-1886
Previous owner
Edward Leverich, Non-Indian, 1839-1886
Anna S. Leverich (Anna Fredericka Schuchardt/Mrs. Edward Leverich), Non-Indian, 1851-1918
Margaret D. Leverich (Mary D. Leverich), Non-Indian, 1876-1963
Donor
Margaret D. Leverich (Mary D. Leverich), Non-Indian, 1876-1963
Object Name
Basket
Media/Materials
Woodsplints, cane (swamp cane/river cane)
Techniques
Twill-plaited
Dimensions
6.5 x 6 x 5 cm
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
Franklin; Saint Mary Parish; Louisiana; USA
Collection History
Purchased from local "Tuckapaw" Indians between 1882 and 1886 by Edward Leverich (1839-1886), then the owner of Oak Lawn Plantation (now Oaklawn Manor, outside Franklin, Louisiana); inherited by his widow, Anna S. Leverich (Anna Fredericka Schuchardt, 1851-1918), and subsequently by their daughter, Margaret Duncan Leverich (1876-1963); donated to MAI by Margaret D. Leverich in 1959.
Catalog Number
22/8856
Barcode
228856.000
See related items
Atakapa
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
Contact Us
Have a concern, a correction, or something to add? Contact us: https://nmai.si.edu/collections-statement