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Catalog Number 04429.001-.002
Object Name Basket, Needlework
Collection Princess Watawaso
Year Range from 1917.0
Year Range to 1936.0
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