Carol Emarthle-Douglas (Northern Arapaho-Seminole, born 1959). <em>Cultural Burdens Basket</em>, 2016. Hemp, waxed linen thread, reed, hickory, red and yellow cedar bark, black ash, yucca, white oak bark, silk thread, sinew, pine needles, wood beads, and deer hide
, 7 × 12 3/4 × 12 3/4 in. (17.8 × 32.4 × 32.4 cm). Lent by Suzanne M. And Brian L. Smith, L2019.4 (Photo: , CUR.L2019.4_view01.jpg)

Cultural Burdens Basket

Artist:Carol Emarthle-Douglas

Medium: Hemp, waxed linen thread, reed, hickory, red and yellow cedar bark, black ash, yucca, white oak bark, silk thread, sinew, pine needles, wood beads, and deer hide

Dates:2016

Dimensions: 7 × 12 3/4 × 12 3/4 in. (17.8 × 32.4 × 32.4 cm)

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Museum Location: American Art Galleries, 5th Floor, Beyond Borders and Boundaries, 20th and 21st Centuries

Accession Number: L2019.4

Image: CUR.L2019.4_view01.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Coiled basket decorated with the figures of eleven women from different tribes carrying on their backs, three-dimensional burden baskets and cradles in the traditional style of their tribes. Every basketry technique is represented in the work, which is a duplicate of the basket that won Best of Show at the 2015 Santa Fe Indian Market.

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