"Fancy" Basket with Lid

Northeast Woodlands


about 1960

Ash splints (warp and weft), sweetgrass braids (weft), blue dye, plaiting technique

Overall: 2 5/8 × 7 1/2 in. (6.6 × 19 cm)

Overall: 8 1/16 in. (20.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: Princeton, 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

Northern Native American Basketry, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 4, 1990-October 20, 1991..

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

Tamara Northern and Davina Begaye, Guide to the Exhibition of Northern Native American Basketry, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1990.


Shop on the shore of Big Lake, Pinceton, Maine; sold to Professor Alfred F. Whiting for the Dartmouth College Museum, July 1960.

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