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Culture/People
Chitimacha
Collector
James Gaston Brown (James G. Brown), Non-Indian, 1827-1905
Previous owner
James Gaston Brown (James G. Brown), Non-Indian, 1827-1905
Lars Gaston Axelsson DeLagerberg, Non-Indian, 1887-1962
Lucy Wallace DeLagerberg (Mrs. Lars Gaston DeLagerberg), Non-Indian, 1884-1965
Donor
Lucy Wallace DeLagerberg (Mrs. Lars Gaston DeLagerberg), Non-Indian, 1884-1965
Honoree
Lars Gaston Axelsson DeLagerberg, Non-Indian, 1887-1962
Object Name
Basket with cover
Media/Materials
Cane (Swamp cane/River cane), dye/dyes
Techniques
Dyed, twill-plaited, double-woven
Dimensions
19.50 x 11.00 x 13.30 cm
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
Louisiana; USA
Date created
1880-1890
Collection History
Collected in 1891 by James Gaston Brown (1827-1905, a merchant in St. Louis, Missouri, and New York City); inherited by his grandson, designer and architectural historian Lars Gaston Axelsson DeLagerberg (1887-1962); donated to MAI by Lars DeLagerberg's widow Lucy Wallace DeLagerberg (1884-1965) in 1964 in memory of Lars DeLagerberg.
Catalog Number
23/3432
Barcode
233432.000
See related items
Chitimacha
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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