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Cahuilla Baskets

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Mrs. Chuplé

Basket, 1914
Juncus (plant material)
7 1/16 in. x 5 7/8 in. (18 cm x 15 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, California
Technique: Basketmaking (Coiling)
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Emil P. Steffa
Accession Number: P1321
Ring-necked basket with a flat base. Coiled construction. Basket is divided into segments by four vertical black bands on buff. The bands are decorated with connected white triangles.

In the basket, black is used as a background for the primary design element: the arrowhead here depicted in buff colored sumac.
-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), 91 (illustrated/bw) fig. 321.

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