Basket figure

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Culture/People
Coushatta (Koasati)
Previous owner
Helen Pep Grodka (Helen Groz Pep/A Tehom Win/Mrs. Frederick B. Grodka), Non-Indian, 1898-1982
Donor
Sonia Grodka Blumenthal (Sonia Dorothy Grodka), Non-Indian
Harry W. Blumenthal, Non-Indian, 1924-2013
Object Name
Basket figure
Media/Materials
Pine Needles (Long-leaf pine), raffia
Techniques
Coiled
Dimensions
12.1 x 9.5 cm
Object Type
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place
Louisiana; USA (inferred)
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Helen Pep Grodka (1898-1982, an artist and Native American art enthusiast); donated to MAI in 1982 by Helen Pep Grodka's daughter and son-in-law, Sonia Grodka Blumenthal and Harry W. Blumenthal (1924-2013).
Catalog Number
25/1254
Barcode
251254.000
See related items
Coushatta (Koasati)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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