Native American

Fancy Basket

Artist: Unknown

Culture/People: Seneca (attrib.)

Place: New York State, Northeast United States

Media: Brown ash splint, vegetal dye

Dims: 4.5 x 8 in. (11.4 x 20.3 cm).

Date: Late 19th C.

Description: The heavy configuration of the design elements that were used in constructing this basket indicates that it is part of high Victorian taste and dates from the 1870s or 1880s.  —Ralph T. Coe




















RTC No: NA0905
GIft of Ralph T. Coe, 2011

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