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.
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
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LC Subject Headings
- Basket making
- Sewing--Equipment and supplies
- Indian baskets
- Indian art--North America
- Indians of North America--Maine
- Penobscot Indians
- Penobscot baskets
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