Biography of Clara Darden

Cultural historian Ivan Gaskell, the Winthrop curator of paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts at the Harvard Art Museum has authored a biography of Chitimacha River-cane basketmaker Clara Darden (c.1829-1910) in the July-August 2010 issue of Harvard Magazine. The article includes a photo gallery of stunning double weave and single weave Chitimacha rivercane baskets.The article is also available as a .pdf

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