Contributed by Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine
A square band basket made by a member of the Penobscot Nation about 1880.
The bands are nearly black, probably from indigo dyes, which can range in color from a light, bright blue to a blue-black depending on the concentration used.
About This Item
- Title: Penobscot square band basket, ca. 1880
- Creation Date: circa 1880
- Subject Date: circa 1880
- State: ME
- Media: Ash splints
- Local Code: HM 5286
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine
5746 Maine Center for the Arts, Orono, ME 04469
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