Winnowing basket

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Culture/People
Alibamu
Previous owner
Nancy Thompson, Alibamu
Aleck Thompson, Alibamu
Collector
Chief William M. Skye (Bill Skye), Peoria, 1868-1923
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Winnowing basket
Media/Materials
Cane (Swamp cane/River cane)
Techniques
Twill-plaited
Object Type
Food Gathering and Preparation
Native Term
kol be s'ai oke' tco ba
Place
Texas; USA
Collection History
Collected from Nancy Thompson (Alibamu) and Aleck Thompson (Alibamu) in 1910 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member), assisted by Chief William M. Skye (Peoria, 1868-1923), during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
2/5577
Barcode
025577.000
See related items
Alibamu
Food Gathering and Preparation
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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