Trophy cup, ca. 1930

Contributed by Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine

Description

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.

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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

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Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine
5746 Maine Center for the Arts, Orono, ME 04469
(207) 581-1902
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