Braided Cornhusk Salt Bottle Basket (Stopper missing)

Haudenosaunee (Iroquois), Northeast Woodlands, Woodlands

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late 19th century

Corn husk

Overall: 4 × 4 7/16 in. (10.1 × 11.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. Ida Farr Miller

44.18.8748

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Basket

Classification

Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

Course History

NAS 30.21, Native American Art and Material, Jami Powell, Spring 2020

Provenance

Collected by Ellen Frances Burpee Farr (1840-1907) (Mrs. Evarts Worcester Farr, Class of 1863W), Pasadena, California, between 1887-1906; given to her daughter, Ida Farr Miller (1863-1953), 1907; given to present collection, 1944.

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