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Mrs. Lomas

Basket with Cover, 1914
Juncus (plant material)
4 1/8 in. x 5 1/8 in. (10.5 cm x 13 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, California
Technique: Basketmaking (Coiling)
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Emil P. Steffa
Accession Number: P1204a,b
Restricted hemispherical basket with a flat base. Made with coiled construction. Decorated with black vertical geometric designs on buff. The removable cover is decorated with a seven-pointed buff star on black, and has a basketry loop. The side handle is white and black braided horsehair.

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