Basket handbag/purse

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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Artist/Maker
Alice S. Walkingstick, Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1903-1995
Previous owner
Nancy Pass Mangum (Mrs. Samuel Clement Mangum), Non-Indian, 1934-2018
Donor
Nancy Pass Mangum (Mrs. Samuel Clement Mangum), Non-Indian, 1934-2018
Previous seller
Medicine Man Crafts (Medicine Man Craft Shop), 1967-
Object Name
Basket handbag/purse
Media/Materials
Cane (Swamp cane/River cane), oak splint/splints, vegetal dye/dyes
Techniques
Dyed, twill-plaited, bent, wrapped
Dimensions
25.0 x 23.5 x 13.5 cm
Object Type
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place
Swain County; North Carolina; USA (inferred)
Date created
1978-1979
Collection History
Purchased by Nancy Pass Mangum (Mrs. Samuel Clement Mangum, 1934-2018) from Medicine Man Indian Crafts (Cherokee, North Carolina) in 1979; donated to NMAI by Mrs. Mangum in 2017.
Catalog Number
27/45
Barcode
270045.000
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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