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Accession number 2007.9
Catalog Number 2007.9.5
Object Name basket
Description Seminole sweet grass basket with side handles and a female doll head on the lid. The basket sweet grass coils are tied with multi-colored cotton embroidery thread (teal, yellow, black, white, red, and purple) in a chevron pattern. The doll head in middle of the lid is made from palmetto fibers with black fabric for hair. The doll has a sweet grass coiled hat with the same colored embroidery thread. The doll's eyes, eyebrows and mouth are indicated with stitches of cotton thread. The doll's neck is wound with nine wraps of multi-colored glass beads. The doll has two looped earrings of clear glass beads.
Artist Alice Osceola
Dimensions H-10 W-8 Cir-27 inches
Collection Baskets
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