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Mrs. Chuplé

Basket, 1914
Juncus and grass (plant material)
6 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (15.24 x 16.51 x 16.51 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, California
Technique: Basketmaking (Coiling)
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Emil P. Steffa
Accession Number: P1208
Ring necked basket with a flat base and braided handle. Made with coiled construction. Three bands of black, tan and buff geometric designs on buff.

Deer grass, juncus, sumac, and tule

In the precisely-executed design of this basket, a series of interconnected triangles are outlined in black. Inside the large buff triangles are golden-brown triangles which point downward.

Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 91, fig. 324.

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