Penobscot scissors case by Theresa Lyon Sockalexis, ca. 1934

Contributed by Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine


Penobscot Indian Theresa Camilla Lyon Sockalexis of Indian Island made fancy baskets, including this scissors case that was part of a sewing set.

She was renowned for her basket work.

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  • Title: Penobscot scissors case by Theresa Lyon Sockalexis, ca. 1934
  • Creator: Theresa Lyon Sockalexis
  • Creation Date: circa 1934
  • Subject Date: circa 1934
  • Location: Indian Island, Penobscot County, ME
  • Media: Ash splints
  • Local Code: HM 3036
  • 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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