Burden basket/Pack basket

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Culture/People
Mohawk [Akwesasne]
Artist/Maker
Jake Arquette (Zock Arquette), Mohawk [Akwesasne], 1905-1980
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
DOI Indian Craft Shop (Department of the Interior Indian Craft Shop)
Object Name
Burden basket/Pack basket
Media/Materials
Black ash/brown ash splints, wood, fabric webbing, metal buckle, metal rivets
Techniques
Wicker-plaited, carved, riveted
Dimensions
27 x 40 x 51.5 cm
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
Akwesasne Reservation (Saint Regis Reservation); Franklin County, Saint Lawrence County; New York; USA
Date created
1978
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Department of the Interior Indian Craft Shop (Washington, DC) in 1979; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/5376
Barcode
255376.000
See related items
Mohawk [Akwesasne]
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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