Fancy Sweetgrass Flat Basket

Clara Neptune Keezer, American / Passamaquoddy, 1930 - 2016, Passamaquoddy, Wabanaki, Maine, Northeast Woodlands, Woodlands

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2007

Brown ash and sweetgrass

Overall: 4 x 10 3/4 in. (10.1 x 27.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Alvin and Mary Bert Gutman '40 Acquisitions Fund

2007.40.1

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

21st century

Object Name

Basket

Classification

Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and dated, in black ink, bottom center: Clara Keezer / 2007

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.

Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 2011-March 12, 2012.

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. 21.

Provenance

Clara Neptune Keezer, Perry, Maine; sold to Barbara Thompson [for the Hood Museum], July 7, 2007; sold to present collection, July 11, 2007.

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