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Chemehuevi and Serrano Baskets

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Mrs. Quatte (aka Mrs. Quatti)

Basket, 1913
Juncus and grass (plant material)
3 7/8 x 5 13/16 x 6 in. (9.84 x 14.76 x 15.24 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, California
Technique: Basketmaking (Coiling)
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Emil P. Steffa
Accession Number: P1309
Restricted hemispherical basket with a flat base. Coiled construction. Black and tan swirls on buff.

Deer grass, juncus, and sumac

The Serrano, who lived to the north and northwest of the Cahuilla, made gift baskets that were similar to those of their neighbors.

Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 40, fig. 102.

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  • Overall Dimensions: 3 7/8 x 5 13/16 x 6 in. (9.84 x 14.76 x 15.24 cm) Measured by Haave, Lilly

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