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Cahuilla Band of Mission Indians Artist



Basket, c. 1900
Juncus and grass (plant material)
4 x 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. (10 x 22 x 22 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, California
Technique: Basketmaking (Coiling)
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Levi Chubbuck
Accession Number: P1135
Restricted hemispherical basket with a flat base. Made of coiled construction. Black and tan plant-like designs on buff.

Materials
juncus, deer grass and sumac

Commentary
The Cahuilla basketmaker Ramona, who worked in the late 1880s and early 1900s, was immortalized in Helen Hunt Jackson's 1884 novel of the same name. She did not begin this basket using the traditional sumac as the wrapping material, but she did use it fo the background of the design.
-from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1979

Bibliography
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 89, fig. 314.

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  • Overall Dimensions: 4 x 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. (10.16 x 21.59 x 21.59 cm)

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