Miniature Rib or Melon Basket (talutsa deganulitsiyi)

Cherokee, Eastern Band of Cherokee, Southeast

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about 1900

Oak splints and dye

Overall: 4 15/16 × 5 1/8 × 4 13/16 in. (12.5 × 13 × 12.2 cm)

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

46.17.9555

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Basket

Classification

Native American

Native American: Southeast

Not on view

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.

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

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.

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. 124 and p. 178, no. 164.

Provenance

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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