Tohono O'odham Artist
Basket, c. 1905
Grass and leaf
15 x 11 x 11 in. (38.1 x 27.94 x 27.94 cm)
yucca leaf, bear grass and devil's claw
The olla shape of this basket is not traditional among the Papago but became popular for sale to tourists THe use of human and animal figures is also untraditional, with the trdaitional motifs employed resembling those of the Pima geometric style. The use of yucca for sewing or wrapping baskets was relatively late innovation, replacing willow sapwood.
-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), 90 (illustrated/bw) fig. 315.
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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: 90, Figure Number: 315
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