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  • Medium of Original: crafts (and)
  • Title: rivercane
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    •  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;
    •  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

    • 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

    • 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

    • Long, Lucy
    • This undated rivercane mat was made by Cherokee basket weaver Lucy Long. 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...
    • 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, storage

    • unknown
    • This undated large rivercane storage basket was likely used as a laundry basket. It is large and shallow with small handles at either end. While it is not known who made this basket, the basket was from the Snowbird Community on the Qualla...
    • 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, 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, Edmund, 1922-1995
    • This large rivercane storage basket was made by Edmund Youngbird (1922-1995). 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 remain...
    • 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

    • 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, garden

    • unknown
    • It is not known who made this large rivercane basket. Baskets of this shape and size were used to transport agricultural products. The large basket with handle was probably used to gather vegetables from the field or garden; it could have also...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Basket: rivercane, lid

    • Stamper, Lottie Queen, 1907-1987;
    • This undated basket lid is listed as a separate basket in Qualla Arts and Crafts Artifact Collection inventory. It was made by Lottie Queen Stamper and fits onto a deeper basket, QACM_1992_069. Lidded baskets such as these were used to store...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Basket: rivercane, storage

    • Wolfe, Eva Queen, 1922-2004
    • This double weave storage basket was made by Eva Wolfe, a Cherokee basket weaver who received national honors later in her life. Storage baskets such as these were used to store foodstuffs and household goods. The double weave makes for a tight...
    • 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, lidded

    • Stamper, Lottie Queen, 1907-1987
    • This small double woven basket with lid was made by Lottie Queen Stamper, one of Cherokee's best-known basket weavers. Stamper's work was experimental; she sometimes looked to other native traditions in making baskets. This rivercane basket uses...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Mat: rivercane, wall

    • Bradley, Rowena, 1922-2003
    • The rivercane wall mat was made by Rowena Bradley, who was born in the Swimmer Branch Community of the Qualla Indian Boundary, near Cherokee, North Carolina. Butternut was used to achieve the brown color; bloodroot produced the orange. The weave...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Mat: rivercane

    • Long, Lucy
    • This undated rivercane mat was made by Cherokee basket weaver Lucy Long. 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...
    • 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;

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