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Object description

  • Native California artist
  • Basket, before 1913
  • Plant fiber
  • California, United States
  • H: 4 1/4 in, dia.: 18 1/8 in (H: 10.8 cm, dia.: 46.0 cm)
  • Gift of Mrs. Charles Mifflin Hammond, 1913
  • E15835


This is a round shallow tray basket, made with a coiled weave construction and decorated with five stylized men and two bands in black/dark brown, one near the rim of alternate oblongs in reddish-black. There is a zigzag band circling the base of the basket. There are a couple of breaks along the rim of the basket.