Juncus (plant material)
6 1/4 x 10 3/4 x 10 1/2 in. (15.88 x 27.31 x 26.67 cm)
North America, Native American, California
Gift of Mr. Emil P. Steffa
Hemispherical basket with a flat base. Coiled construction. Black and orange-outlined five-pointed star on buff. Black rim.
Of innovative cylindrical shape, this basket most closely resembles the traditional ka-put-mal in size. The designs also are untraditional. -from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1979
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 82, fig. 271.
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