Fancy Basket

Mary Mitchell Gabriel, Passamaquoddy / American, 1908 - 2004, Passamaquoddy, Wabanaki, Northeast Woodlands, Woodlands


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Brown ash and sweetgrass

Overall: 10 × 11 1/4 in. (25.4 × 28.5 cm)

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



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name



Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view


Signed and dated, in blue ink, bottom center: Mary Gabriel / 89

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.

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. 19.


Waite Akins, Brewer, Maine; sold to Barbara Thompson [for the Hood Museum], July 7, 2007; sold to present collection, July 11, 2007.

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