Basketry Cap

Modoc, California culture


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about 1900

Tule, squaw grass, cotton twine, aniline dye

Overall: 4 5/16 × 7 7/8 in. (11 × 20 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Frank C. and Clara G. Churchill



North America, United States


19th century

Object Name

Clothing: Headwear


Native American

Native American: California Culture

Not on view

Exhibition History

Native Ecologies: Recycle, Resist, Protect, Sustain, Owen Robertson Cheatham Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 17-December 30, 2019.


Unknown maker, Quapaw Agency, Indian Territory (Oklahoma); acquired by Clara G. Corser Turner Churchill (1851-1945) and Frank Carroll Churchill (1850-1912), Oklahoma, 1900; bequeathed to present collection, 1946.

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