Miniature basket

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Culture/People
Mississippi Choctaw
Artist/Maker
Sweenie Willis (Sweeny Willis/Mrs. Bill W. Willis), Mississippi Choctaw, 1902-1977
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Choctaw Craft Association (Choctaw Craft Association)
Object Name
Miniature basket
Media/Materials
Cane (Swamp cane/River cane), dye/dyes
Techniques
Twill-plaited, dyed
Dimensions
5.5 x 4.5 cm
Object Type
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place
Pearl River Community, Choctaw Reservation; Neshoba County; Mississippi; USA
Date created
1964
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Choctaw Craft Association (Philadelphia, Mississippi) in 1965; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
26/710
Barcode
260710.000
See related items
Mississippi Choctaw
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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