Lined and Stamped Basket

possibly Paugussett (Paugusset), Connecticut, Massachusetts, Northeast Woodlands, Woodlands

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about 1799

Stamped brown ash and lined with green silk

Overall: 3 3/8 x 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 3/8 in. (8.5 x 19 x 12 x 1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. Harold Cairnie

159.56.14479

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Basket

Classification

Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

Inscription

Enclosed tag: "This was bought from the Indians and spoons kept in it, 1799."

Exhibition History

The Arts of Native America, The Eastern Woodland: Algonkian and Iroquois, Dartmouth College Museum and Galleries, Anthropology and History Collections, East Gallery, Wilson Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 6-November 11, 1979.

Publication History

Jennifer Sapiel Neptune, Spirit of the Basket Tree, Wabanaki Ash Splint Baskets from Maine, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, ill. p. 4.

Provenance

Lent by Abby Dorothy Blanchard Cairnie (1906-1987), Delray, Florida; given to present collection, 1959.

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