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Penobscot scissors case, ca. 1934

Contributed by Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine

Penobscot Indian Theresa Camilla Lyon Sockalexis of Indian Island made fancy baskets, including this scissors case that was part of a sewing set.

She was renowned for her basket work.

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  • Title: Penobscot scissors case, ca. 1934
  • Creator: Sockalexis, Theresa Lyon
  • Creation Date: circa 1934
  • Subject Date: circa 1934
  • Town: Indian Island
  • County: Penobscot
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ash splints
  • Local Code: HM 3036
  • 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
(207) 581-1902

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