- Paiute artist
- Water bottle, mid-late 19th century
- Rush, canvas, cane, gum
- Utah, North America
- H: 10 1/4 in, dia.: 7 in (H: 26.0 cm, dia.: 17.8 cm)
- Gift of the Smithsonian Institution, 1884
This is a basketry water bottle woven with split rush and a horizontal woof. The object is covered with gum, a waterproofing material. The water bottle is pear shape with a narrow neck and a canvas covered protrusion on the bottom. There is a single vertical loop handle made from a bundle of bound, split cane.