Basket

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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee [Qualla Boundary]
Artist/Maker
Agnes Lossie Welch, Eastern Band of Cherokee [Qualla Boundary], 1925-1997
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual (Qualla Arts & Crafts Cooperative/Qualla Arts & Crafts Coop/Qualla Crafts), 1946-
Object Name
Basket
Media/Materials
White oak splint/splints, vegetal dye/dyes
Techniques
Dyed, twill-plaited, plaited
Dimensions
16.6 x 14.2 x 13.6 cm
Object Type
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place
Big Cove, Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Swain County; North Carolina; USA
Date created
1970
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Qualla Arts and Crafts Cooperative (Cherokee, North Carolina) in 1970; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
26/2140
Barcode
262140.000
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee [Qualla Boundary]
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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