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Mrs. Rosa Lomas

Basket, 1914
Juncus (plant material)
6 3/8 x 11 1/8 x 10 3/8 in. (16.19 x 28.26 x 26.35 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, California
Technique: Basketmaking (Coiling)
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Emil P. Steffa
Accession Number: P1257
Hemispherical basket with a flat base. Coiled construction. Black and orange-outlined five-pointed star on buff. Black rim.

Deer grass, juncus, and sumac

Of innovative cylindrical shape, this basket most closely resembles the traditional ka-put-mal in size. The designs also are untraditional.

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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  • Overall Dimensions: 6 3/8 x 11 1/8 x 10 3/8 in. (16.19 x 28.26 x 26.35 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen

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