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Object description

  • Akimel O'odham (Pima) artist
  • Basket, 1880-1900
  • Plant fiber, dye
  • Arizona, United States
  • H: 2 1/8 in, dia.: 9 1/8 in (H: 5.4 cm, dia.: 23.2 cm)
  • Gift of heirs of Stephen Wheatland, 1998
  • E304027

DESCRIPTION

This is a round, wide basket with sloping sides. The decorative design includes 4 figures standing on a diamond pattern. There is an additional design of zig-zag arrows in between the four figures. The fibers used for the designs are dyed dark brown, red, and light blue on a light brown background.