Dominga Loomis(1894 - )
Juncus and grass (plant material)
7 1/4 x 8 x 8 in. (18 x 20 x 20 cm)
juncus and deer grass
Although the "net" pattern of this basket is traditional, its shpae is unusual, combining the traditional globular form of the gift basket and the untraditional cylinder. In another stylistic departure, the basketmaker did not emply sumac for the first few wrappings of the coils.
-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), 86 (illustrated/bw) fig. 292.
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
- Ways of Seeing/Exhibiting American Indian Art: The Pomona College Collection Montgomery Gallery , 1/19/1994 - 3/20/1994
- A Symmetrical Aesthetic: Southern California Indian Baskets Clark Humanities Museum, Scripps College , 3/19/2001 - 5/13/2001
- In Our Care: Institutional History in Material Form Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College , 12/15/2020 - 5/16/2021
- Overall Dimensions: 7 1/4 x 8 x 8 in. (18.42 x 20.32 x 20.32 cm)
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: 86, Figure Number: 292
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