Doubleweave Cigar Case or Wallet

Chitimacha, Southeast

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about 1900

Doubleweave; River cane (Arundinaria gigantea), butternut root dye, bloodroot dye (Sanguinaria canadensis); mouse-trap design

Overall: 1 9/16 × 3 9/16 × 5 5/16 in. (4 × 9 × 13.5 cm)

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

46.17.9533

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Basket

Classification

Native American

Native American: Southeast

Not on view

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.

Publication History

George P. Horse Capture, Sr., Joe D. Horse Capture, Joseph M. Sanchez, et al., Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2011, ill. on p. 122 and p. 178, no. 162.

Provenance

Unknown maker, Bayou Teche, St. Mary‘s Parish, Louisiana; Clara G. Corser Turner Churchill (1851-1945) and Frank Carroll Churchill (1850-1912), St. Mary‘s Parish, Louisiana, probably 1908; bequeathed to present collection, 1946.

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