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Mother Basket

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Raffia coiled basket with hand-made paper, thread, and African beads, applied to exterior surface. Thread has been stitched into paper ground to create geometric designs, and the surface has been stained with a blending of sienna and ochre acrylic pgments.

Credit Line

Gift of Miriam Butts, Joan B. Chapin, Patricia Heard, and Molly H. Nye

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1990

Object Place

Portland, Maine, United States

Accession Number

1990.299

Medium or Technique

Plant fiber/grass

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Basketry