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.
RTC No: NA0296a-e
Gift of Ralph T. Coe, 2011


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

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