Four (4) Native American Cherokee Baskets. 1st item: Emma Squirrel Taylor (North Carolina, 1920-2002) white oak and maple waste basket, with walnut and bloodroot dyed weavers, retains the original Qualla Arts & Crafts 1981 tag. 13 1/2" H x 14" W. 2nd item: Juanita Wolfe (American, 1924-2016) (cousin of Eva Wolfe) white oak and honeysuckle purse basket. Signed and dated "1980s" on the base. 11 1/2" H (with handle) x 12 1/2" W x 6" D. 3rd item: Small round split oak basket, unsigned but likely Cherokee. 6 1/4" H (with handle) x 4 1/2" W. 4th item: Nannie Thompson (American, 20th century) lidded honeysuckle basket by with bloodroot and walnut dyed design. Later added fabric to interior base. Signed "Nannie Thompson" on the base. 3 1/2" H x 4 1/4" W. Also included are one poloroid photo of Emma Taylor basket, two (2) Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual, Inc. brochures from the US Dept. of the Interior and one exhibition brochure of Basketry by Emma Taylor, May 1-June 30, 1975 and photocopy. All baskets 20th century. Provenance: Nancy Walton Collection, Gatlinburg, TN. CONDITION: All pieces overall very good condition. Paper items with toning.
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