Curly Bowl

Clara Mitchell Solomon, Penobscot / American, 1893 - 1964
Northeast Woodlands


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collected 1960

Brown ash and sweetgrass

Overall: 3 1/8 × 6 in. (7.9 × 15.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: Old Town, United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area

Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

Course History

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

Exhibition History

Spirit of the Basket Tree, Wabanaki Ash Splint Baskets from Maine, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 20, 2008-June 28, 2009.

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. 16.


Chief Poolaw, Sales Unit, Penobscot Indian Reservation, Old Town, Maine; sold to Professor Alfred F. Whiting (1912-1978) for the Dartmouth College Museum, July 1960.

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