Juncus and grass (plant material)
x 10 5/8 in. ( x 27 cm)
juncus, deer grass and Desert Quail topknots
The Cahuillas' usage of quail feathers was probably inspired by the basketry of the Yokuts who often used quail topknots as a fringe on their gift baskets. Traditionally, feathers were not used in Cahuilla baskets.
-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), 21, fig. 19.
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This object was included in the following exhibitions:
- A Symmetrical Aesthetic: Southern California Indian Baskets Clark Humanities Museum, Scripps College , 3/19/2001 - 5/13/2001
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: 21, Figure Number: 19
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