Penobscot band basket, Indian Island, ca. 1880

Contributed by Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine


Band baskets were destined for home use to store hats, clothes or linen, or for use in travel as "suitcases."

This basket features decorative curls and is missing its cover.

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About This Item

  • Title: Penobscot band basket, Indian Island, ca. 1880
  • Creation Date: circa 1880
  • Subject Date: circa 1880
  • Location: Old Town, Penobscot County, ME
  • Media: Ash, dyes
  • Dimensions: 14.5 cm x 22.6 cm
  • Local Code: HM6567
  • 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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