Eagle's Nest Basket
Fred Tomah, Maliseet / American, 1951 - 2018
Natural and dyed brown ash; large chair weave with a black background and white diamond, zigzag and banded designs, on a pottery shape
Overall: 15 × 15 1/4 in. (38.1 × 38.7 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Alvin and Mary Bert Gutman '40 Acquisition Fund
Place Made: United States, North America
Native American: Woodlands
Not on view
Signed and dated, on the bottom, center, in blue ink: Fred / Tomah / #3 08
NAS 30.21, Native American Art and Material, Jami Powell, Spring 2020
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.
Jennifer Sapiel Neptune, Spirit of the Basket Tree, Wabanaki Ash Splint Baskets from Maine, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2008, ill. p. 22.
John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 210, ill. plate no. 141.
Ordered from the artist at the Native American Festival and Basketmakers Market in Bar Harbor, Maine, July 5, 2008; sold to present collection, 2008.
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