Basket with Cover, c. 1900
Grass and wood
x 6 11/16 in. ( x 17 cm)
Hazel, conifer root, squaw grass and maidenhair fern
An ornate lidded basket, which may have been inspired by the traditional tobacco or trinket basket, this example could have been made for the tourist trade. Originally, lids were simply small baskets that were inverted over the apertures of larger baskets. Decorated with traditional materials and techniques in its manufacture.
-from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1979
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 85, fig. 291.
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This object has the following bibliographic references:
Native American Art from the Permanent Collection.
Native American Art from the Permanent Collection
Galleries of the Claremont Colleges.
Claremont, CA, 1979
Page Number: 85, Figure Number: 291
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