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Basket, c. 1910
Grass and wood
x 7 1/2 in. ( x 19 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American
Technique: Basketmaking (Coiling)
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. E. H. Parker
Accession Number: P3103
Cylindrical basket with flat base. Coiled construction with dark brown rim. Dark brown band of lizards around side.

Materials
bear grass, willow sapwood and devil's claw

Commentary
The use of the lizards as a design motif is not traditional. Also, bear grass is an unusual coil foundation material for Pima baskets, though common in Papago basketry.
-from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1979

Bibliography
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 89, fig. 312.

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