Curly Fancy Basket

Caron Shay, American / Penobscot, born 1944, Penobscot, Wabanaki, Maine, Northeast Woodlands, Woodlands

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2008

Brown ash and sweetgrass; Curly weave; ribbon top

Overall: 5 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. (13.3 x 15.9 cm)

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

2008.49

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, inside lid, along side, in black ink: Caron Shay '08

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. 20.

Provenance

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

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