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Oval plain plaited buckbrush basket with natural dye / Ella Mae Blackbear

Curatorial Remarks

Ella Mae Blackbear is well known for her baskets that were made in the mid to late-20th century.

People: Cherokee, Ella Mae Blackbear
Places: Southeast, Oklahoma
Purpose: domestic use, commercial sale

From interviews with Dr. Garrick Bailey, 2018-2020 University of Tulsa, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

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Title(s): 
Oval plain plaited buckbrush basket with natural dye
Creator(s): 
Ella Mae Blackbear
Culture: 
Native American; Cherokee (artist and user)
Date: 
mid-20th century - late 20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
buckbrush, dye
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift of Nancy Patton
Accession No: 
71.759
Previous Number(s): 
TL 2000.4.2
Department: 
Not On View

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