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Object description

  • Chumash artist
  • Basket, before 1942
  • Plant fiber
  • California, United States
  • H: 6 1/2 in, dia.: 10 1/2 in (H: 16.5 cm, dia.: 26.7 cm)
  • Gift of Mr. Lawrence W. Jenkins, 1942
  • E23903


This is a round jar shaped basket made with a very fine coiled weave. The basket has a short neck with a slightly flaring lip. The basket is decorated with dark brown geometric designs on a lighter brown background.