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Basket, c. 1905
Grass and wood
x 11 13/16 in. ( x 30 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American
Technique: Basketmaking (Coiling)
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. E. H. Parker
Accession Number: P3107
Hemispherical basket with rounded base. Coiled construction with black rim. Black on buff. Three triangles with zigzag borders. Within each triangle are three anthropomorphic figures and one zoomorphic figure.

Materials
cattail, willow sapwood and devil's claw

Commentary
Although basically undtraditional, this example employs the traditional black center from which radiate panels filled with anthropomorphic and zoomorphic motifs. The construction of the basket is looser than in the previous emaple.: there area only five coils per 2.5 cm., and the wrapping stitches on one side of the basket are frequently split. In the previous basket, which is more finely sewn, there are seven coils per 2.5cm., and the stitches are rearley split.
-from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1979

Bibliography
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 84, fig. 283.

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