Californian Tribe Artist
Cahuilla Band of Mission Indians Artist
John Fig Tree (aka Juanito Razon, John Razon)
Basket, c. 1910
Juncus and grass (plant material) and dye
4 3/4 x 7 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (12 x 19 x 19 cm)
juncus, deer grass, sumac and dye
The red in the designs decorating this basket was obtained with analine dye. Atypically, the basket was made by a man; traditioanlly among the Cahuilla, only older women and young girls produced baskets. In other respects, the basket follows traditional techniques and uses traditional materials.
-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), 84, fig. 284.
This object has the following keywords:
- Overall Dimensions: 4 3/4 x 7 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (12 x 19.05 x 19.05 cm)
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: 84, Figure Number: 284
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