Pumpkin Basket

Penobscot, Wabanaki, Northeast Woodlands, Woodlands

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mid-late 19th century

Brown ash and sweetgrass

Height: 11 in. (27.9 cm)

Diameter: 8 in. (20.3 cm)

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

44.18.8794

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

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. 8.

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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