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Hupa-Yurok Artist

Utility Basket, early 20th c
16 1/8 x 18 11/16 x 15 5/8 in. (40.96 x 47.47 x 39.69 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, California
Technique: Basketmaking (Twining)
Credit Line: Pomona College Collection
Accession Number: P5409
Conical basket with flat base. Open twined construction with row of cross-warp twining at top. No decoration.


This open-twined basket uses plain two-strand twining with diagonal twining at the base, and one row of crossed-warp twining just below the rim, producing a decorative effect.
-from the Catalogue of Native American Art from the Permanent Collection, 1979-1980

Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 18, fig. 2.

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  • Overall Dimensions: 16 1/8 x 18 11/16 x 15 5/8 in. (40.96 x 47.47 x 39.69 cm) Measured by Martin, Jack

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