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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.

Materials
Grass and yucca leaf

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

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

Provenance
Donated by Mrs. Emeline H. Burns in 1941.

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Dimensions
  • 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

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