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Magdalena Augustine

Large Basket, 1914
Juncus and grass (plant material)
10 1/8 x 15 3/8 x 14 11/16 in. (25.72 x 39.05 x 37.31 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, California
Technique: Basketmaking (Coiling)
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Emil P. Steffa
Accession Number: P1276
Large restricted hemispherical basket with a flat base. Coiled construction. Irregular geometric designs in brown and tan, and four zoomorphic figures. On buff. Intermontane region.

Deer grass, juncus, and sumac

The design of a mountain landscape topped with crosses is reversed and repeated around the sides of this basket.

Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 34, fig. 57.

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  • Overall Dimensions: 10 1/8 x 15 3/8 x 14 11/16 in. (25.72 x 39.05 x 37.31 cm) Measured by Martin, Jack

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