Basket

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Culture/People
Mississippi Choctaw
Artist/Maker
Eleanor Ferris Chickaway, Mississippi Choctaw
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
Media/Materials
Cane (Swamp cane/River cane), dye/dyes
Techniques
Dyed, twill-plaited, double-woven
Dimensions
65.7 x 15.0 cm
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
Conehatta Community, Choctaw Reservation; Newton County; Mississippi; USA
Date created
circa 2000
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
26/8536
Barcode
268536.000
See related items
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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