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Basket handbag/purse  (Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs)  "1963-1964"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1963-1964

Materials:

Black ash/brown ash splints, sweetgrass, synthetic dye/dyes, seagrass cord ("hong kong cord")

Techniques:

Dyed, twisted, wicker-plaited, wrapped, braided

Dimensions:

23.3 x 12.2 x 20.1 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Native Americans, North America, Northeast, Penobscot, Wabanaki, Woodlands

State:

Maine

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Department of the Interior Indian Craft Shop (Washington, DC) between 1963-1964; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.

Source ID:

NMAI_271922

Catalog Number:

25/6050

Album Name:

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