Basket, c. 1914
Juncus and grass (plant material)
10 7/16 x 15 1/2 x 16 1/2 in. (26.51 x 39.37 x 41.91 cm)
juncus, deer grass and sumac
Designs on basketry are, to some extent, limited by the medium. Curvilinear forms are not easy to execute an rectilinear patterns are more grequently found. The Greek key design, often found on Southern California baskets, has no known symbolism.
-from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection Catalog, 1976
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 32 (illustrated/bw) fig. 43.
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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
- Overall Dimensions: 10 7/16 x 15 1/2 x 16 1/2 in. (26.51 x 39.37 x 41.91 cm) Measured by Martin, Jack
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: 32, Figure Number: 43
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