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Engraved woodblock of a "Basket with pendant buckskin"

Engraved woodblock of a "Basket with pendant buckskin"

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This engraved woodblock of a “Basket with pendant buckskin” was prepared by the Government Printing Office in Washington, D.C.; the image was published as Figure 312 (p.213) in an article by William H. Holmes (1846-1933) entitled “A Study of the Textile Art in its Relation to the Development of Form and Ornament” in the Sixth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian, 1884-85.
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Object Name
Object Type
Wood Engraving
date made
Bureau of American Ethnology
Government Printing Office
Holmes, William Henry
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
engraving (overall production method/technique)
overall: 6.2 cm x 5 cm x 2.3 cm; 2 7/16 in x 1 15/16 in x 7/8 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Native Americans
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Wood Engravings, Graphic Arts Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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