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  • Medium of Original: crafts (and)
  • Title: rivercane
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    • 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, tray

    • unknown
    • While it is not known who made this undated basket, it is a fine example of a traditional rivercane double weave typical of Eastern Band Cherokee. Lidded baskets such as these were used to store foodstuffs and household goods. The double weave...
    • 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, square bottom

    • unknown
    • This basket was woven by an unknown Cherokee basket weaver using locally grown rivercane in the early 1950s. The basket features a traditional Cherokee basketmaking technique known as double weave, a complicated process where the inner and outer...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Basket: rivercane, purse

    • unknown
    • Although its maker is not known, the form, material, technique, and pattern are typical of Cherokee basketry. Cherokee basket weavers made baskets for a variety of functions. This purse basket, or "shopper" as it was sometimes called, was taken...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: rivercane, double woven tray

    • Bradley, Rowena, 1922-2003;
    • This rivercane tray was woven by Rowena Bradley in the double weave technique, making a tight basket. Double weave baskets are sometimes waterproof. Trays such as these were used to store dried foodstuffs or small possessions. The rivercane...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: rivercane, tray

    • Bradley, Rowena, 1922-2003
    • This rivercane tray was made by Cherokee basket weaver, Rowena Bradley in 1982. Traditionally, trays such as these were used to hold foodstuffs and household goods. To make this tray, Bradley used a complex double weave technique that results in...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Mat: rivercane

    • Youngbird, Edmund, 1922-1995;
    • This undated rivercane mat was made by Cherokee basket weaver Edmund Youngbird (1922-1995). Traditionally, the Cherokee used mats made from rivercane to cover walls and floors, for decoration and insulation. Sleeping mats were also made and used...
    • 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

    • 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, 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;
    • 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;
    • Mat: rivercane

    • unknown
    • Traditionally, the Cherokee used mats made from rivercane to cover walls and floors, for decoration and insulation. Sleeping mats were also made and used to provide comfort and insulation. During outdoor ceremonies, mats were used to cover the...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: rivercane, tray

    • unknown
    • Although its maker is not known, the form, material, technique, and pattern are typical of Cherokee basketry. Traditionally, trays such as these were used to hold foodstuffs and household goods. To make this tray, the basket weaver used a complex...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: rivercane, market

    • Kalonahuskie, Elizabeth Queen
    • This rivercane market basket was made by Elizabeth Queen Kalonahuskie. Dyed with bloodroot and walnut and woven in the single weave technique, the basket pattern is an older variation of Noon Day Sun.
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Mat: rivercane

    • Bradley, Rowena, 1922-2003;
    • This undated rivercane mat was made by Cherokee basket weaver Rowena Bradley (1922-2003). Traditionally, the Cherokee used mats made from rivercane to cover walls and floors, for decoration and insulation. Sleeping mats were also made and used to...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Mat: rivercane

    • Reed, Lucinda
    • This undated rivercane mat was made by Cherokee basket weaver Lucinda Reed. Traditionally, the Cherokee used mats made from rivercane to cover walls and floors, for decoration and insulation. Sleeping mats were also made and used to provide...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: rivercane, purse

    • unknown
    • This basket was woven by an unknown Cherokee basket maker in the early 1900s. It is made from rivercane which was dyed with walnut (dark stain) and bloodroot (orange stain). It features a decorative pattern and wooden handles.
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • 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

    • Wolfe, Eva Queen, 1922-2004
    • This large storage basket was made by Eva Wolfe, an accomplished Cherokee basket weaver. Baskets such as these were made to store domestic goods, from dry foodstuffs to clothing. The natural aeration of the single weave allows the stored goods to...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;

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