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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Anonymous
Culture:Native American; Tribal Affiliation Unknown
Title:Basket
Date Made:n.d.
Type:Container
Materials:dyed fibers
Place Made:Unknown
Measurements:4 3/4 x 13 in.; 12.065 x 33.02 cm
Accession Number:  SC 1962.20.1
Credit Line:Anonymous gift
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Description:
This large basket, shaped like a bowl, is intricately woven with naturally dyed fibers. The woven fibers are visible on the inside and outside of the basket, signaling that the item is not decorated with false embroidery. It displays numerous thin rows of zigzag and line motifs that encompass the entire vessel. AP2018

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baskets

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