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Catalog Number 01243 (1st Book)
Object Name Basket
Description Basket, Samoan. Made of the bark of the Mountain Plantain in plain checker weaving. The exterior is covered with a deeper work of the leaf of the Screw Palm. The handle is a strip of banana covered with similar weaving. Samoan Islands, Presented by United States National Museum. Collected by J.W. Powell.
4" tall, 3.75" deep. Rim diameter 7", base diameter 6.5" x 7". Handle broken
Source Powell, J.W. (USNM ?)
Received Date / /
Collection Native American
Search Terms Iowa Food