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Western Apache Artist

Basket, c. 1904
Grass and wood
3 1/2 x 15 1/4 x 15 1/4 in. (8.89 x 38.74 x 38.74 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, Central Arizona
Technique: Basketmaking (Coiling)
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Levi Chubbuck
Accession Number: P1509
Hemispherical basket with a flat base. Coiled construction. Seven-pointed flower figure on the base, surrounded by black on buff anthropomorphic, zoomorphic and geometric elements.

Willow, cottonwood, and devil's claw

Made with a three-rod foundation, the basket has a central black radiating design characteristic of Western Apache baskets.

Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 20, fig. 14.

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  • Overall Dimensions: 3 1/2 x 15 1/4 x 15 1/4 in. (8.89 x 38.74 x 38.74 cm) Measured by Haave, Lilly

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