Object photography

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Object description

  • North American Indian artist
  • Basket, 1880-1900
  • Plant fiber
  • North America
  • L: 11 1/2 in, W: 8 in, D: 4 3/4 in (L: 29.2 cm, W: 20.3 cm, D: 12.1 cm)
  • Gift of heirs of Stephen Wheatland, 1998
  • E304043

TECHNIQUE

Coiling

DESCRIPTION

This is an oval basket with slightly flared sides and a flat bottom. The object is decorated with a ring of figures holding hands and one animal. The rim of the basket and figures are darker than the main body of the basket. A coiled weave technique was used to construct the basket.