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Hopi Artist

Basket Plaque, c. 1900
Grass and leaf and dye
16 11/16 x 15 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (42.39 x 40.01 x 3.81 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American
Technique: Basketmaking (Coiling)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Edward H. Angle
Accession Number: P1909
Flat basket plaque with a slightly raised rim and center. Coiled construction. Loop handle. Red, blue, green, black and yellow design on buff.

yucca leaf, grass and dye

Salako one of the most important Kachina figures, is depicted on this basket, wearing a cloud headdress and a blck and white checkered cloak of eagle feathers.
-from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1976

Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 42 (illustrated/bw) fig.112.

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  • Overall Dimensions: 16 11/16 x 15 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (42.39 x 40.01 x 3.81 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen

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