Acorn Basket

Molly Neptune Parker, American / Passamaquoddy, born 1939, Passamaquoddy, Wabanaki, Maine, Northeast Woodlands, Woodlands

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2008

Brown ash and sweetgrass; Brown dye

Overall: 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. (16.5 x 10.8 cm)

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

2008.50.2

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

21st century

Object Name

Basket

Classification

Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, on bottom center, in black ink: MOLLY PARKER; dated, on bottom; lower center and perpendicular to above, in black ink: 2008

Exhibition History

Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 2011-March 12, 2012.

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. 17.

Provenance

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

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