Basket with cover

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Usage Conditions Apply
Culture/People
probably Coushatta (Koasati) (attributed)
Previous owner
Roger G. Kennedy, Non-Indian, 1926-2011
Frances Hefren Kennedy (Mrs. Roger G. Kennedy), Non-Indian
Donor
Roger G. Kennedy, Non-Indian, 1926-2011
Frances Hefren Kennedy (Mrs. Roger G. Kennedy), Non-Indian
Object Name
Basket with cover
Media/Materials
Pine Needles (Long-leaf pine), raffia, dye/dyes
Techniques
Dyed, coiled
Dimensions
77.5 x 15.7 cm
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
Mississippi, Louisiana; USA (inferred)
Collection History
Formerly in the collection of Roger G. Kennedy (former director of the National Park Service and the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, 1926-2011) and his wife Frances Hefren Kennedy; donated to NMAI by Mr. and Mrs. Kennedy in 2011.
Catalog Number
26/8540
Barcode
268540.000
See related items
Coushatta (Koasati)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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