Sewing Basket, before 1954
Maker: Josie Robinson
Wood, sweet grass, wigub
Bequest from the Karen Daniels Petersen American Indian Collection 2008.99.57a,b
On View in Gallery 281
Anishinaabe artist Josie Robinson created this basket to store sewing materials. The basket is constructed from splinted ash, sweetgrass, and the inner bark of basswood woven together. Anishinaabe basketry has always been innovative, either through form and style or with material.
Image: In Copyright–Rights-holder(s) Unlocatable. Bequest from the Karen Daniels Petersen American Indian Collection