Utility Basket

Cherokee, Eastern Band of Cherokee, Southeast


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about 1900

River cane splints (warp and weft), hickory bark (outer rim wrapping), oak (handle), native dyes; twill plaiting technique; Chief‘s Daughters with Cross pattern

Overall: 12 1/2 × 9 7/16 × 9 7/16 in. (31.8 × 24 × 24 cm)

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



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name



Native American

Native American: Southeast

Not on view


Pyrographed, on handle: Cherokee Indians

Exhibition History

Northern Native American Basketry, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 4, 1990-October 20, 1991.

Publication History

Tamara Northern and Davina Begaye, Guide to the Exhibition of Northern Native American Basketry, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1990.


Unknown maker, Cherokee, North Carolina; collected by Clara G. Corser Turner Churchill (1851-1945) and Frank Carroll Churchill (1850-1912), Cherokee, North Carolina, 1908-1909; bequeathed to present collection, 1946.

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