Sewing Basket with Needle Case and Pincushion

Theresa Secord, American / Penobscot, born 1958, Penobscot, Wabanaki, Maine, Northeast Woodlands, Woodlands

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2008

Brown ash, yellow cedar bark, sweetgrass, blueberry and raspberry dyes

Overall: 5 1/2 x 10 7/8 in. (13.97 x 27.623 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions Fund

2008.68

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

21st century

Object Name

Basket

Classification

Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

Inscription

Signed on exterior bottom center, yellow ink: Theresa Secord; dated, on exterior bottom center, on splint perpendicular to inscription above, in yellow ink: 2008 Penobscot

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.

Native New England Now: Celebrating Six Years of NEFA's Native Arts program, Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center, Mashantucket, Connecticut, October 5, 2013-January 4, 2014.

Publication History

Nw England Foundation for the Arts, Native New England Now: Celebrating Native Arts at NEFA, Boston: NEFA, 2013, 38 pp., ill. p. 28.

Provenance

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

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