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Object description

  • Tohono O'odham (Papago) artist
  • Basket, 1880-1900
  • Plant fiber
  • Southwestern United States
  • H: 7 1/2 in, dia.: 10 1/2 in (H: 19.0 cm, dia.: 26.7 cm)
  • Gift of heirs of Stephen Wheatland, 1998
  • E304032

TECHNIQUE

Coiling

DESCRIPTION

This is a cylindrical coiled basket of coarse weave decorated with 4 sets of paired stepped patterns in dark brown on a natural light tan ground.