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Accession number 2007.9
Catalog Number 2007.9.128
Object Name Basket
Description Large sweetgrass basket with female palmetto husk fiber doll on lid. The basket has a wide and squat body with rows of dark blue, turquoise, and orange cotton embroidery floss chevron stitches binding the sweetgrass coils. The lid is flat and sits low inside the lip of the basket. A female doll stands in the middle of the lid. She is dressed in a skirt with white, orange and turquoise diamond patterned patchwork, blue, yellow and maroon bands of fabric and blue yellow and red ric-rac. Her cape is made from three bands of fabric (Blue, orange and maroon) embellished with yellow and white rickrack. The doll has three loops of glass bead necklaces around her neck and her hairstyle is indicated by black fabric pulled over a form. The doll's eyes and lips are made from stitches of embroidery thread.
Dimensions H-17 W-20 inches
Collection Baskets
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