Jim Tomah carry-all basket, Houlton, 1998

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


Walter James “Jim” Tomah (1922-1996), a member of the Houlton Band of Maliseets, was a master basketmaker who specialized in utilitarian baskets. He was a mentor to generations of younger basketmakers.

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  • Title: Jim Tomah carry-all basket, Houlton, 1998
  • Creator: Tomah, Walter James
  • Creation Date: 1998
  • Subject Date: 1998
  • Town: Houlton
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ash
  • Dimensions: 30.5 cm x 25.4 cm
  • Local Code: 1998.43.2
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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