Fancy Basket

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


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Brown ash and sweetgrass

Overall: 10 x 11 1/4 in. (25.4 x 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

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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