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[Handmade reed basket with handle and vertical designs]

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Artist:
Blount, Ira
Medium:
reed dye
National Origin:
American
Type:
baskets
Date:
1980
Description:
Small, curved reed basket with handle and pink, purple, and gray vertical designs near bases of handle. These small baskets seemed to have been made for children, the tourist trade, to hold small things, or for decoration, while their larger counterparts served were more utilitarian.
Cite As:
Ira Blount's Crafts Collection, Anacostia Community Museum, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Ira Blount.
Accession Number:
2011.0004.0048
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum

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