Basket, c. 1910
Grass and wood
5 3/4 x 10 1/4 x 10 1/4 in. (14.61 x 26.04 x 26.04 cm)
hazel shoot, pine root and squaw grass
Traditional cooking baskets for acorn soup or mush, often encircled by a simple design called "tied together," are executed in white grass overlay. The black marks left by hot cooking stones reveal that this basket was used many times.
-from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1976
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 39 (illustrated/bw) fig. 93.
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This object was included in the following exhibitions:
- Ways of Seeing/Exhibiting American Indian Art: The Pomona College Collection Montgomery Gallery , 1/19/1994 - 3/20/1994
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: 39, Figure Number: 93
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