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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.
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
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