Thimble basket, Indian Island, ca. 1934

Contributed by Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine


Part of a set of fancy baskets used for sewing, this thimble basket dates to about 1934.

Theresa Camilla Lyon Sockalexis, a noted Penobscot basketmaker, created this basket, along with a needle case, pin cushion, scissors case and button basket.

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About This Item

  • Title: Thimble basket, Indian Island, 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 3037
  • 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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