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Basket with cover

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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
Collection History
Purchased from local "Tuckapaw" Indians between 1882 and 1886 by Edward Leverich (1839-1886), then the owner of Oak Lawn Plantation (now Oaklawn Manor, outside Franklin, Louisiana); inherited by his widow, Anna S. Leverich (Anna Fredericka Schuchardt, 1851-1918), and subsequently by their daughter, Margaret Duncan Leverich (1876-1963); donated to MAI by Margaret D. Leverich in 1959.
Culture/People
Atakapa
Collector
Edward Leverich, Non-Indian, 1839-1886
Previous owner
Edward Leverich, Non-Indian, 1839-1886
Anna S. Leverich (Anna Fredericka Schuchardt/Mrs. Edward Leverich), Non-Indian, 1851-1918
Margaret D. Leverich (Mary D. Leverich), Non-Indian, 1876-1963
Donor
Margaret D. Leverich (Mary D. Leverich), Non-Indian, 1876-1963
Date created
circa 1870
Object Name
Basket with cover
Media/Materials
Cane (Swamp cane/River cane), dye/dyes
Techniques
Dyed, double-woven, twill-plaited
Dimensions
21.5 x 15.9 x 15.7 cm
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
See related items
Atakapa
Containers and Vessels
Catalog Number
22/8841
Barcode
228841.000
Place
Franklin; Saint Mary Parish; Louisiana; USA