• Format/Object name:

    Basket with cover

  • Date created:

    1982-1983

  • Artists/Makers:

    Mary Leaf, Mohawk [Akwesasne (St. Regis), Hogansburg, New York], 1925-2004

  • Place:

    Akwesasne Reservation (Saint Regis Reservation); Franklin County, Saint Lawrence County; New York; USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Black ash/brown ash splints, sweetgrass, synthetic dye/dyes

  • Techniques:

    Wicker-plaited, dyed, fancy plaited weave

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Akwesasne Cultural Center (Hogansburg, New York) in 1983; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.

  • Dimensions:

    16.8 x 14.4 cm

  • Catalog number:

    26/1986

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