Skip to Content ☰ Open Filter >>

Hopi Culture

Showing 12 of 37

Hopi Artist

Basket Plaque, c. 1910
Grass and leaf
14 3/4 x 15 x 1 13/16 in. (37.47 x 38.1 x 4.6 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, Arizona
Technique: Basketmaking (Coiling)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Emeline H. Burns
Accession Number: P1685
Flat basket plaque. Coiled construction. Irregular brown and tan sunburst design on buff.

Grass and yucca leaf

Geometricized birds, their beaks pointing to the center, decorate this basket. Its unfinished coil indicates that the piece was made by an unmarried woman.

Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 32, fig. 47.

Donated by Mrs. Emeline H. Burns in 1941.

Keywords Click a term to view the records with the same keyword
This object has the following keywords:

  • Overall Dimensions: 14 3/4 x 15 x 1 13/16 in. (37.47 x 38.1 x 4.6 cm) Measured by Martin, Jack

Bibliography List
This object has the following bibliographic references:

Portfolio List Click a portfolio name to view all the objects in that portfolio
This object is a member of the following portfolios:

Your current search criteria is: Portfolio is "Hopi Culture" and [Object]Period is "Modern (19th century-1945)" and [Object]Object Type is "Basketry".

The content on this website is subject to change as collection records are researched and refined and may be subject to copyright restrictions.
For further inquiries, contact Associate Director/Registrar Steve Comba at