- Museum number
Lidded basket (or two basketry trays); plaited of cane; a) rectangular basket with diagonal lines across bottom, triangles on sides; b) rectangular lid with diagonal lines across top, rectangles on sides.
- Production date
Height: 10 centimetres (basket)
Height: 9 centimetres (lid)
Length: 53.25 centimetres (basket)
Length: 48.50 centimetres (lid)
Width: 20.50 centimetres (basket)
Width: 20 centimetres (lid)
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1976-1977 7 Oct-16 Jan, London, The Hayward Gallery, Sacred Circles: 2,000 Years of North American Indian Art
1977 16 Apr-19 Jun, Kansas City, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Sacred Circles: 2,000 Years of North American Indian Art
1999 25 Jun-2011 2 Mar, BM Room 26; Gallery of North America, Case: "The Southeastern Woodlands"
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Part of the Hans Sloane founding collection. Acquired by Sloane from Colonel Francis Nicholson (1655-1728), Governor of South Carolina, 1721-1725.
Original register entry reads "A large Carolina basket made by the Indians of splitt canes some parts of them being dyed red by the fruit of the Solanum magnum Virginianum racemosum rubrum & black. They will keep any thing in this from being wetted by rain. From Coll. Nicholson Governor of South Carolina whence he brought them."
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Am1753D10.1218 (old CDMS no.)