Cahuilla Band of Mission Indians Artist
Basket, c. 1900
Grass and feathers and juncus
3 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (9 x 17 x 17 cm)
deer grass, juncus, sumac and feathers
Like Pomo baskets, this Cahuilla gift basket, ot te-vin-ze-mal, is covered with feathers. Interestingly, the basket is woven with alternating tan and golden-brown circles that are visible only on its interior.
-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), 88, fig. 305.
The Basket is in the Roots. Teaching Museum, California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA, February 3 - June 9, 2006.
This object has the following keywords:
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
- A Symmetrical Aesthetic: Southern California Indian Baskets Clark Humanities Museum, Scripps College , 3/19/2001 - 5/13/2001
- Overall Dimensions: 3 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (8.89 x 16.51 x 16.51 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: 88, Figure Number: 305
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