Basket Plaque, c. 1910
Grass and leaf
x 12 5/8 in. ( x 32 cm)
grass and yucca leaf
To the Hopi, the basket's field represents the sky; the center of the basket symbolizes the center of the sky, and the rim stands for the horizon. Bird images always point their beaks toward the center of the sky.
-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, fig. 113.
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This object was included in the following exhibitions:
- Ways of Seeing/Exhibiting American Indian Art: The Pomona College Collection Montgomery Gallery , 1/19/1994 - 3/20/1994
This object has the following bibliographic references:
Native American Art from the Permanent Collection.
Native American Art from the Permanent Collection
Galleries of the Claremont Colleges.
Claremont, CA, 1979
Page Number: 42, Figure Number: 113
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