Contributed by Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine
This basket form appears to date to the 1930s and may be based on the trophies that Andrew Sockalexis, a Penobscot, received as a marathon runner.
It utilizes Hong Kong cord, a manufactured paper twine introduced in the 1920s as a substitute for sweet grass braid.
About This Item
- Title: Trophy cup, ca. 1930
- Creation Date: circa 1930
- Subject Date: circa 1930
- State: ME
- Media: Ash, paper cord
- Local Code: HM 6310
- Object Type: Physical Object
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Basket making
- Indian baskets
- Indian art--North America
- Indians of North America--Maine
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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