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Maria Kintano

Basket, c. 1910
Juncus and grass (plant material)
2 1/2 x 8 3/8 x 4 in. (6.35 x 21.27 x 10.16 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, California
Technique: Basketmaking (Coiling)
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Emil P. Steffa
Accession Number: P1238
Two restricted hemispherical baskets sharing a common flat base. Coiled construction. Black zigzags on buff.

Juncus and sumac

While the construction of the basket is traditional, its shape is unique: the idea for two baskets with a common base may have been inspired by similarly-shaped ceramic bowls.

Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 86 (illustrated/bw) fig. 293.

The Basket is in the Roots. Teaching Museum, California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA, February 3 - June 9, 2006.

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  • Overall Dimensions: 2 1/2 x 8 3/8 x 4 in. (6.35 x 21.27 x 10.16 cm) Measured by Cornejo-Reynoso, Aitzin

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