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Basket with Handles

Janie Verret Luster is a master basket-weaver of the United Houma Nation, from Pointe aux Chenes in southeast Louisiana. In the early 1990s she resurrected the once-lost half-hitch knot method seen in this palmetto-leaf "Basket with Handles," ca. 1998-99.

Basket with Handles

Courtesy of New Orleans Museum of Art

Basket with Handles. Luster, Janie Verret (Weaver)

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