Handkerchief Pillow Basket

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


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Brown ash and sweetgrass; Ribbon weave

Overall: 3 × 6 1/2 in. (7.6 × 16.5 cm)

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



North America, United States


21st century

Object Name



Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view


Dated and signed, on reverse, diagonally from bottom left to top right, at top left corner of square, in blue ink: 2007 / Clara / Keezer

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. 21.


The artist, Pleasant Point, Maine; sold to present collection, 2008.

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