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  • Craft Category: basketry (and)
  • All fields: single weave
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    • Basket: rivercane, storage

    • unknown
    • This storage basket was made from rivercane, woven in a traditional Cherokee style. Although its maker is not known, the form, material, technique, and pattern are typical of Cherokee basketry. Traditionally, baskets such as these were made to...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: rivercane, planter

    • Youngbird, Edmund, 1922-1995
    • This rivercane planter basket was made by Edmund Youngbird (1922-1995). Both the design and form of this basket are adaptations of Cherokee traditions. The dominant motif is the Snake or Serpent design, with the "serpents" running diagonally...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: rivercane, storage

    • Stamper, Lottie Queen, 1907-1987
    • This storage basket was made by Lottie Queen Stamper, one of Cherokee's best-known basket weavers. It is dyed with walnut, giving the rivercane splits their brown color. Using rivercane in the single weave technique, the weaving begins from a...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: rivercane, storage

    • Bradley, Nancy George, 1881-1963
    • This storage basket was made by Nancy George Bradley, an accomplished basket weaver from the Swimmer Branch community on the Qualla Indian Boundary. Baskets such as these were made to store domestic goods, from dry foodstuffs to clothing. The...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Mat: rivercane, wall

    • unknown
    • Mats such as these were traditionally used for covering walls and floors, providing decoration or insulation. During outdoor ceremonies, mats were used to cover the ground or benches to serve as rugs or seating. In some native communities, mats...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: rivercane, corn

    • unknown
    • Baskets like this one were made to store domestic goods, from dry foodstuffs to clothing. The natural aeration of the single weave allows the stored goods to remain dry. Large baskets that taper inward like this one were often used to store corn....
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: rivercane, storage

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board; Bradley, Rowena, 1922-2003;
    • This undated Indian Arts and Crafts Board photograph is of a single weave rivercane basket by Cherokee basket maker, Rowena Bradley. The large basket was begun from a square base and woven outward before tapering in to a circular reinforced rim....
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: rivercane, storage

    • Youngbird, Lizzie Stamper, 1903-1967
    • This large upright storage basket was made by Lizzie “Nannie” Stamper Youngbird (1903-1967), a Cherokee woman of western North Carolina. Baskets such as these were made to store domestic goods, from dry foodstuffs to clothing. The natural...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: rivercane, purse

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board; Bradley, Rowena, 1922-2003;
    • This undated Indian Arts and Crafts Board photograph is of a single weave rivercane purse basket made by Cherokee basket maker, Rowena Bradley in 1974. The basket is woven in a pattern known as Peace Pipes. The photograph is labeled, "A purse...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: rivercane, egg

    • unknown
    • Small handled baskets like this one are known as egg baskets, although they were certainly used for other purposes. The egg basket, more often made of white oak, is a typical form of the Appalachian region. Baskets such as these were used to...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: rivercane, storage

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board; Bradley, Rowena, 1922-2003;
    • This undated Indian Arts and Crafts Board photograph is of a single weave rivercane basket made in 1973 by Cherokee basket maker, Rowena Bradley. The large basket was begun from a square base and woven outward before tapering in to a circular...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: rivercane, egg

    • Ropetwister, Annie
    • This rivercane single weave egg basket was made by Annie Ropetwister. Small handled baskets like this one are known as egg baskets, although they were certainly used for other purposes. The egg basket, more often made of white oak, is a typical...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: rivercane, storage

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board; Bradley, Rowena, 1922-2003;
    • This undated Indian Arts and Crafts Board photograph is of a single weave rivercane basket that was made in 1973 by Cherokee basket maker, Rowena Bradley. The large basket was begun from a square base and woven outward before tapering in to a...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: rivercane, storage

    • Stamper, Lottie Queen, 1907-1987
    • This tall storage basket was made by Lottie Queen Stamper, one of Cherokee’s best-known basket weavers. It is dyed with walnut, giving the rivercane splits their brown color. Using rivercane in the single weave technique, weaving begins from a...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: rivercane, market

    • Bradley, Nancy George, 1881-1963
    • This rivercane shopping basket or market basket, also called a “shopper,” was made by Nancy George Bradley from Painttown, North Carolina. Shopping Baskets like this one were carried to market. The interlocking handle of this shopper is woven...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: rivercane, storage

    • Youngbird, Lizzie Stamper, 1903-1967
    • This large upright storage basket was made by Lizzie “Nannie” Stamper Youngbird (1903-1967), a Cherokee woman of western North Carolina. The basket is woven from rivercane using the single weave technique. Baskets such as these were made to...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: rivercane, storage

    • Youngbird, Lizzie Stamper, 1903-1967
    • This storage basket with a flared top edge was made by Lizzie Youngbird, a Cherokee basket weaver of western North Carolina. Baskets such as these were made to store domestic goods, from dry foodstuffs to clothing. Large baskets that taper...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: rivercane, storage

    • Bradley, Rowena, 1922-2003
    • This storage basket was made by Rowena Bradley, a Cherokee basket weaver of western North Carolina. Baskets such as these were made to store domestic goods, from dry foodstuffs to clothing. The natural aeration of the single weave allows the...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: rivercane, storage

    • Bradley, Rowena, 1922-2003
    • This storage basket was made by Rowena Bradley, a Cherokee basket weaver of western North Carolina. Baskets such as these were made to store domestic goods, from dry foodstuffs to clothing. The natural aeration of the single weave allows the...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: rivercane, wall

    • unknown
    • It is not known who made this rivercane wall basket, although its weaving is typical of the style made by Eastern Band Cherokee. Cherokee basket weavers made baskets for a variety of functions. This two-handled wall basket, used to hold...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;

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