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Claude Emile Schuffenecker
Peasant Woman
1851 – 1934
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Hirschl
1979/2.135
A corn husk woven basket with wooden shaping dowels. One side of the rectangle is flat while the other end is curved. There are two blue stripes on the inside floor of the basket and green and purple designs on the outside.<br />
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This straw basket (<em>samtaegi</em> ) is woven from dyed straw. The round frame at the back of it is made from bitterwood and the front part from bamboo. Judging from the use of dyed straw, this basket was probably used for drying grain such as soy beans.
<p>[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2017) p. 277]</p>
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Winnowing Basket
1850 – 1950
Gift of Ok Ja Chang and the Chang Family
2009/2.49
A rectangluar box woven with bamboo. There is a strip of bamboo with a clasp to keep the basket closed and in one piece. Used as a fermer&#39;s lunchbox.<br />
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This lunchbox is woven from strips of bamboo. The outer part is plain-woven, while the inner part is woven in the style of a reed mat. The frame is made from bands of bamboo tied together in two places. Lunchboxes such as this one were used to deliver meals to those working in fields.
<p>[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2017) p. 278]</p>
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Farmer's Lunchbox
1850 – 1950
Gift of Ok Ja Chang and the Chang Family
2009/2.50
A wide cylindrically-shaped basket with an opening at the top. Used to store seeds while farmers would walk and scatter them to plant.<br />
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This seed pouch is made by weaving double strips of Korean moonseed, following the method of weaving a straw mat. It was used to store seeds or when plating them.
<p>[Korean Collection, University of Michigan Museum of Art (2017) p. 277]</p>
Korean (Korean (culture or style))
Seed Planting Basket
1850 – 1950
Gift of Ok Ja Chang and the Chang Family
2009/2.54

Balinese
Villagers Bringing Home a Boar
1933 – 1966
Gift of Marybelle B. Hanna
2001/1.369
A red and black flower basket with geometric patterns on a footing with two long handles that connect at the tip.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Flower Basket
20th century
Gift of Ellen and Richard Laing
2006/2.35
Flat woven bamboo basket with geometric pattern in red and black
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Flat Basket with swastika motif, from Taiwan
20th century
Gift of Ellen and Richard Laing
2006/2.36

Ilonka Karasz
Untitled
1924
Bequest of Jean Paul Slusser
1983/2.22

John E. Sheridan
Food is Ammunition--Don't Waste It
1917 – 1918
Gift of Mr. Maurice F. Lyons
1954/2.35.86

Samuel Palmer
The Morning of Life
1860 – 1872
Museum Purchase
1976/2.3

Edmond Yon
Sous Les Saules
1836 – 1897
Gift of Samuel P. Hayes
1973/1.792

Walker VanDyke
Standing Guard
1994
Gift of Thomas and Mary VanDyke
1996/1.33
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