Basket With Lid and Two Handles

Sophie Nolett Salvas, Abenaki / Canadian, 1911 - 2007, Abenaki, Wabanaki, First Nation, Northeast Woodlands, Woodlands


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July 1960

Wood splints, sweetgrass, cellophane cord and red dye

Overall: 8 1/4 × 6 7/8 in. (21 × 17.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase



North America, Canada


20th century

Object Name



Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

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.


Made by Sophie Nolett Salvas with the assistance of her husband, Euclide Salvas and an unidentified daughter, Odanak, Quebec, Canada; sold to William Bryant, Class of 1962 (Anthropology Professor Dr. Gordon M. Day‘s summer ethnographic research assistant); sold to present collection, 1960.

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