Mother Basket

1990
Lissa Hunter (born in 1945)


Object Place: Portland, Maine, United States

Dimensions

22.22 cm (8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1990.299

Medium or Technique

Plant fiber/grass

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Basketry

Raffia coiled basket with hand-made paper, thread, and African beads, applied to exterior surface. Thread has been stitched into paper ground to create geometric designs, and the surface has been stained with a blending of sienna and ochre acrylic pgments.

Credit Line

Gift of Miriam Butts, Joan B. Chapin, Patricia Heard, and Molly H. Nye

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.