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Mrs. Arenas

Basket, c. 1910
Juncus and grass (plant material)
4 x 7 x 6 1/2 in. (10.16 x 17.78 x 16.51 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, California
Technique: Basketmaking (Coiling)
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Emil P. Steffa
Accession Number: P1199
Restricted hemispherical basket with a flat base. Made with coiled construction. Decorated with black and tan arrows in vertical bands on tan and buff. Four small black zigzags near rim.

juncus, deer grass and sumac

An untraditional arrowhead motif enriches this tradtionally shaped te-vin-ze-mal basket.
-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), 86, fig. 297.

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