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small basket with handle
  • Cherokee peoples
  • small basket with handle, early-mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Cherokee County, North Carolina, United States
  • wild honeysuckle fibers, walnut root dye, weaving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 8.5 x 7 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 3/8 x 2 3/4 in
  • Gift of Ann P. Schlager
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2475

The small round basket has a handle. Alternating dark brown and light natural colored weft fibers have given the basket the appearance of vertical stripes in these colors. It has a dark brown bundle on the rim, wrapped with light natural fibers.