North America, Native American, California
Gift of Mr. Emil P. Steffa
Tan and dark brown juncus reeds split for sewing and wrapping.
Reeds must be split to prepare them for use in sewing a coiled basket. The tan and dark brown colors are the natural hues of Juncus. -from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection Catalog, 1979-1980
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 20, fig. 17.
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