Comb basket, Wabanaki, ca. 1900

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Comb basket, Wabanaki, ca. 1900
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Description

Visitors to the Wabanaki encampments on Mount Desert Island could purchase baskets in a myriad of shapes, sizes and forms.

Comb baskets or wall pockets would be hung on the wall to hold a Victorian lady's combs or other personal items.

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About This Item

  • Title: Comb basket, Wabanaki, ca. 1900
  • Creator: Wabanaki
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Media: ash splints, sweetgrass, dye
  • Dimensions: 23 cm x 25.5 cm x 9 cm
  • Local Code: 2002-16-091
  • Collection: Peter Smith Terry Collection, Gift of Unity College
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Abbe Museum
26 Mount Desert Street, PO Box 286, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
(207) 288-3519
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