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Culture/People:
Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Eleanor Ferris Chickaway, Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Previous owner:
Roger G. Kennedy, Non-Indian, 1926-2011  Search this
Frances Hefren Kennedy (Mrs. Roger G. Kennedy), Non-Indian  Search this
Donor:
Roger G. Kennedy, Non-Indian, 1926-2011  Search this
Frances Hefren Kennedy (Mrs. Roger G. Kennedy), Non-Indian  Search this
Object Name:
Basket
Media/Materials:
Cane (Swamp cane/River cane), dye/dyes
Techniques:
Dyed, twill-plaited, double-woven
Dimensions:
65.7 x 15.0 cm
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Conehatta Community, Choctaw Reservation; Newton County; Mississippi; USA
Date created:
circa 2000
Collection History:
Formerly in the collection of Roger G. Kennedy (former director of the National Park Service and the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, 1926-2011) and his wife Frances Hefren Kennedy; donated to NMAI by Mr. and Mrs. Kennedy in 2011.
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Catalog Number:
26/8536
Barcode:
268536.000
See related items:
Mississippi Choctaw
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_400357