Lined and Stamped Basket

possibly Paugussett (Paugusset)
Northeast Woodlands
Unknown people (Woodlands)


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about 1799

Stamped brown ash and lined with green silk

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

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



Place Made: United States, North America



Object Name


Research Area

Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view


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

Course History

NAS 30.21, Native American Art and Material, Jami Powell, Spring 2020

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.


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

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