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Object description

  • Apache artist
  • Basket, before 1942
  • Plant fiber
  • Southwestern United States
  • H: 3 3/4 in, dia.: 5 1/8 in (H: 9.5 cm, dia.: 13.0 cm)
  • Gift of Mr. Lawrence W. Jenkins, 1942
  • E23881

DESCRIPTION

This is a basket with a round flat bottom and sides that taper slightly outward. The object is constructed with a coiled weave technique. The basket is decorated with a honeycomb design in dark brown on a light brown background. There is a solid dark circle on the bottom of the basket.