A shallow, oval sweetgrass basket with a large, flat palmetto fiber central core. The rows of sweetgrass are bound with chevron shaped, cotton embroidery floss stitches. From the center out the color of the cotton stitches are purple, dark blue, pink, green, brown, turquoise. There are two circles of red machine stitches in the center of the oval palmetto core.
This basket is part of a cow kneebone game, associated with 2002.166.46 (cow kneebone), 2002.166.48 (text panel), and 2002.166.49 (text panel). There is a small white tag from the Tampa museum associated with this basket. It reads "TPA 086, 282."
|Dimensions||H-1.5 W-9.75 L-12 inches|
|Collection||Baskets / Coo-Taun Cho-Bee Collection|