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  • Subject - Craft: Cherokee Indian (or)
  • Subject - Group: Cherokee Indian (and)
  • Medium of Original: crafts (and)
  • Craft Category: basketry
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    • Basket: rivercane, lidded

    • Welch, Carol
    • This lidded basket was made by Cherokee basket weaver Carol Welch. Lidded baskets such as these were used to store foodstuffs and household goods. The double weave makes for a tight basket; some double weave baskets are even waterproof. The...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Basket: honeysuckle, lidded

    • George, Lucy Nola, 1897-1978
    • This basket, made of honeysuckle with white oak ribs, was probably made by Lucy Nola George (1897-1978), in the early 1900s. This basket appears to be dyed using bloodroot, giving it a reddish orange and yellow color. The basket features a fitted...
    • Western Carolina University Mountain Heritage Center;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • Basket: honeysuckle, vase

    • George, Lucy Nola, 1897-1978
    • This undated basket was made by Cherokee basket weaver Lucy George. The basket is honeysuckle woven over white oak splints. The basket shape begins with a small round base and was woven upward and outward. The vase then necks in and flares out...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: honeysuckle, storage

    • George, Lucy Nola, 1897-1978
    • This undated basket was made by Cherokee basket weaver Lucy George. The basket is honeysuckle woven over white oak splints. The basket shape begins with a round base and was woven upward and outward. Traditionally, storage baskets were made to...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: rivercane, lidded

    • Stamper, Lottie Queen, 1907-1987;
    • This undated basket by Lottie Queen Stamper is listed separately from its lid in the Qualla Arts and Crafts Artifact Collection inventory - the lid identifier is QACM_1992_048. Stamper is one of Cherokee's best-known basket weavers. Lidded baskets...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: honeysuckle, vase

    • George, Lucy Nola, 1897-1978
    • This undated basket was made by Cherokee basket weaver Lucy George. The basket is honeysuckle woven over white oak splints. The basket shape begins with a small square base and was woven upward and outward in the round. The vase then necks in...
    • 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: honeysuckle, trays

    • George, Lucy Nola, 1897-1978
    • This undated set of baskets was made by Cherokee basket weaver Lucy George. The tray was a common basket form among the Cherokee. Trays were traditionally used for gaming or to serve food. In this set of three, the honeysuckle was woven over...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: honeysuckle, vase

    • George, Lucy Nola, 1897-1978
    • This undated basket was made by Cherokee basket weaver Lucy George. The basket is honeysuckle woven over white oak splints. The basket shape begins with a small square base and was woven upward and outward in the round. The vase then necks in...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: honeysuckle, storage

    • unknown
    • It is not known who made this undated brightly dyed basket in the permanent collection of Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual. The large basket is honeysuckle woven over white oak splints. The basket shape begins with a round base and was woven upward...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: honeysuckle, storage

    • unknown
    • It is not known who made this storage basket in the permanent collection of Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual. The basket is honeysuckle woven over white oak splints. The basket shape begins with a round base and was woven upward and outward before...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: honeysuckle, tray

    • unknown
    • It is not known who made this tray basket in the permanent collection of Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual. The tray was a common basket form among the Cherokee. Trays were traditionally used for gaming or to serve food. In this tray, the...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: honeysuckle, mat

    • George, Lucy Nola, 1897-1978;
    • This small mat was made by Cherokee basket weaver Lucy George. Its woven warp and weft are both honeysuckle. The honeysuckle was woven with dyed honeysuckle to produce the colored bands that run in concentric circles around the mat. Walnut was...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: honeysuckle, storage

    • George, Lucy Nola, 1897-1978;
    • This undated basket was made by Cherokee basket weaver Lucy George. The basket is honeysuckle woven over white oak splints. The basket shape begins with a round base and was woven upward and outward. Traditionally, storage baskets were made to...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: honeysuckle, handled

    • George, Lucy Nola, 1897-1978;
    • This undated basket was made by Cherokee basket weaver Lucy George. The basket is honeysuckle woven over white oak splints with two handles that are woven into the base. A small handled basket such as this one can be used as a purse; larger...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: honeysuckle, lidded

    • George, Lucy Nola, 1897-1978;
    • This basket was made by Cherokee basket weaver Lucy George. The storage basket is honeysuckle woven over white oak ribs. The woven lid, with wrapped handle, fits over the base. Traditionally, storage baskets were made to store domestic goods,...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: honeysuckle, lidded

    • unknown
    • It is not known who made this lidded basket in the permanent collection of Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual. The basket is made from honeysuckle woven over white oak ribs. The woven lid, with wrapped handle, fits over the base. Traditionally,...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Basket: honeysuckle, storage

    • unknown
    • It is not known for certain who made this storage brightly dyed basket in the permanent collection of Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual. The basket may have been made by Cherokee basket weaver Lucy George. The basket is honeysuckle woven over white...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;

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