Contact Us | Press Room   

Museum logo

Object Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Catalog Number 04429.001-.002
Object Name Basket, Needlework
Collection Princess Watawaso
Year Range from 1917
Year Range to 1936
Tribe Penobscot
Description Needlework basket made of sweet grass with removable lid; lid has braided handle, small center blue circle; red, orange and natural grass
Dimensions H-2.362 Dia-11.417 inches
Material sweet grass
Provenance Princess Watahwaso was the stage name of Lucy Nicolar. As a child, she and her sisters helped their mother make and sell baskets. She later became a performer and married Kiowa entertainer Bruce Poolaw.
People Poolaw, Lucy Nicolar
Poolaw, Bruce
Search Terms Native American
Category Native American Pottery Baskets