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Phenomenal Native American Chitimacha (Louisiana Tribe) Lidded Basket attributed to Melissa Darden, split river cane; twilled; double woven with a square block, cross, and dots design; natural dyes. FYI: "The Chitimacha used lidded baskets to hold human bones or ashes into the nineteenth century, so mortuary practices may have affected the patterns upon them." Measures 6'' square


pre-owned with normal wear for age, unless stated otherwise

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Native American Chitimacha Lidded Basket

Estimate $150 - $200Oct 23, 2016