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Plain plaited commercial reed basket tray / Mavis Doering

Essay/Description

Long, narrow, flat bottomed basket.

Curatorial Remarks

Mavis Doering made this basket in 1984. Doering was the first Cherokee basket maker who attempted to sell baskets as art.

Tags: basket tray, rectangular, commercial reed, plain, basic, plaited
People: Mavis Doering, Cherokee
Places: Oklahoma
Purpose: commercial sale

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

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Title(s): 
Plain plaited commercial reed basket tray
Creator(s): 
Mavis Doering
Culture: 
Native American; Cherokee (artist and user)
Date: 
1984
Place: 
Oklahoma
Materials/Techniques: 
commercial reed, dye
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ann Boulton
Accession No: 
71.831
Previous Number(s): 
TL2016.32.3
Department: 
Signed in ink on bottom, "Mavis Doering 1984".
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