Boston Teas and Baskets That Please
A Lecture by Sarah Peabody Turnbaugh
THURSDAY, MAY 4 | RECEPTION 5:30PM | LECTURE 6PM
Sarah Peabody Turnbaugh is a specialist and scholar of American Indian basketry who is retired from museum administrative and teaching positions. For over forty years, she and her husband and colleague William Turnbaugh, Ph.D., have written about various American Indian arts. Their co-authored work includes several books on American Indian baskets and their makers. In her lecture, Turnbaugh will review Boston 100 years ago as a center of Indian basket-making. Using images of basket types from all the cultural regions in the United States she will show how to recognize an Indian basket, what to collect and where to find it as well as condition & value considerations.
Skinner Boston Gallery
63 Park Plaza, Boston