Western Mono or Yokut Artist
Basket "Tulare bottleneck", n.d.
3 9/16 in. x 4 15/16 in. (9 cm x 12.5 cm)
deer grass, brake fern, and slough or bunch grass
"Published in Pomona Today, Spring 1985, ""Native American and European World Views,"" p. 2."
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 41 (illustrated/bw) fig. 107.
This type of basket, frequently called "Tulare bottleneck," despite the name, was not made by the Tulare subtribe, but by other subtribes of Yokuts as well as the Monache. During hte snake ceremony, the shaman would put his hand inside the basket to show his power over the snake within it. Several kinds of snakes ight be used, including rattlesnakes.
-from the Native American Art fromt he Permanent Collection Catalog, 1976
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Native American Art from the Permanent Collection.
Native American Art from the Permanent Collection
Galleries of the Claremont Colleges.
Claremont, CA, 1979
Page Number: 41, Figure Number: 107
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