Fancy Sweetgrass Flat Basket

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

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2007

Brown ash and sweetgrass

Overall: 4 × 10 3/4 in. (10.1 × 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

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.

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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