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Title Split basket
Object Name Basket
Catalog Number 1948.19.1
Other Number 3813
Description Rectangular split basket composed of natural stakes of river cane interwoven with natural, blue, and salmon-colored dyed splits for contrast. Basket has an overhead, wrapped handle, laced lashing along the rim, and a closed rectangular base. The splits and stakes measure from 0.125 to 0.188 inches in width.

Basket was perhaps made by Choctaw Indians in Oklahoma. It is associated with a minister at the Goodland Presbyterian Indian School in Hugo, Oklahoma.
Made Choctaw
Place of Origin Hugo, OK
Material River Cane
Search Terms Basket
Subjects Basket making
People Gardner, Reverend Oscar
Caption Split basket
Number of Images 4
Dimensions H-9 L-11.625 D-9.5 inches
Dimension type 1
Depth (ft) 0.792
Depth (in) 9.5
Height (ft) 0.75
Height (in) 9
Length (ft) 0.969
Length (in) 11.625
Ownership History Gardner, Reverend Oscar