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Mrs. Rosa Lomas

Basket, 1914
Juncus (plant material)
6 5/8 x 10 1/4 x 10 3/4 in. (16.83 x 26.04 x 27.31 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, California
Technique: Basketmaking (Coiling)
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Emil P. Steffa
Accession Number: P1290
Cylindrical basket with a flat base. Coiled construction. Base decorated with a "wheel" design. Sides decorated with two swastikas, two flowers, twp geometric designs, and two triangles of black. Designs are black on a buff background.

Its untraditional shape, design variety, and the use of four colors place this basket in the commercial category.

Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 90, fig. 320.

Deer grass, juncus, and sumac

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  • Overall Dimensions: 6 5/8 x 10 1/4 x 10 3/4 in. (16.83 x 26.04 x 27.31 cm) Measured by Cornejo-Reynoso, Aitzin

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