collected early 20th century
Brown ash, Aniline dye, Hong Kong cord and sweetgrass
Overall: 12 3/8 × 10 7/8 in. (31.5 × 27.7 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Glover Street Hastings III
Place Made: United States, North America
Native American: Woodlands
Not on view
NAS 30.21, Native American Art and Material, Jami Powell, Spring 2020
Native Ecologies: Recycle, Resist, Protect, Sustain, Owen Robertson Cheatham Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26-August 18, 2019.
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.
Vermont's Ethnic Heritage 1791-1991, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro, Vermont, April 23 - August 15, 1991.
Robert Shaw, America's Traditional Crafts, Southport, CT: Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, Inc. (Distributed by Macmillan Publishing Company, New York), 1993, ill. p. 117
Jane C. Beck, Always in Season: Folk Art and Traditional Culture in Vermont, Montpelier, Vermont: Vermont Council on the Arts, 1982, 144 pp., ill. p.73.
Robert Shaw, American Baskets, 1st ed., New York: Clarkson Potter, 2000, 216 pp., ill. p. 90.
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.
Collected by Glover Street Hastings III, West Newton, Massachusetts and Bridgeton, Maine, 1939; bequeathed to his daughter, Carlena Hastings Redfield (1888-1981), 1949; bequeathed to present collection [under the terms of her father's will], 1981.
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