Object photography

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Object description

  • Pomo artist
  • Basket, late 19th-early 20th century
  • Plant fiber
  • California, United States
  • H: 2 3/4 in, dia.: 6 1/2 in (H: 7.0 cm, dia.: 16.5 cm)
  • Gift of Mrs. Charles Mifflin Hammond, 1916
  • E16682


This is a bowl shaped basket decorated with dark brown zigzag patterns on a russet background. The patterns form step pyramids up the side of the basket. This pattern is clearly visible on the inside of the basket as well.