Object photography

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Object description

  • Pomo artist
  • Basket, late 19th-early 20th century
  • Plant fiber
  • California, United States
  • H: 6 3/4 in, dia.: 15 in (H: 17.1 cm, dia.: 38.1 cm)
  • Gift of Mrs. Charles Mifflin Hammond, 1916
  • E16685

TECHNIQUE

Coiling

DESCRIPTION

This is a large, bowl shaped, coiled weave basket. The basket is decorated with double rows of dark brown triangles with a zigzag lightning pattern through the center of each.