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Twill weave of square form at base graduating to round form of body, squeezing round neck, and flared rim. Dyed pattern of diamond shapes with crosses in the center around body of basket; red stripe runs vertically from rim to base dividing ground into quadrants; stripe variations around neck.

Provenance

With Hurst Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts, by 1992. Purchased in 1992.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Barra Foundation, Inc.

Native American (Cherokee), 1930–50

Object Place

Carolinas, Georgia, or Tennessee, United States

Dimensions

32.7 cm (12 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1992.525

Medium or Technique

River cane and vegetal and aniline dye

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Basketry