Winnowing basket

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Culture/People
Mississippi Choctaw
Artist/Maker
Sweenie Willis (Sweeny Willis/Mrs. Bill W. Willis), Mississippi Choctaw, 1902-1977
Collector
William F. Stiles (WFS), Non-Indian, 1912-1980
Object Name
Winnowing basket
Media/Materials
Cane (Swamp cane/River cane)
Techniques
Twill-plaited
Object Type
Food Gathering and Preparation
Place
Pearl River Community, Choctaw Reservation; Neshoba County; Mississippi; USA
Date created
1965
Collection History
Collected in 1965 by William F. Stiles (1912-1980, MAI curator) during MAI-sponsored fieldwork.
Catalog Number
23/6404
Barcode
236404.000
See related items
Mississippi Choctaw
Food Gathering and Preparation
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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