Juncus and grass (plant material)
10 x 15 x 15 in. (25 x 38 x 38 cm)
North America, Native American, California
Gift of Mr. Emil P. Steffa
Large restricted hemispherical basket with a flat base. Coiled construction. Irregular geometric designs in brown and tan, and four zoomorphic figures. On buff. Intermontane region.
juncus, deer grass and sumac
The design of a mountain landscape topped with crosses is reversed and repeated around the sides of this basket.
-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), 34, fig. 57.
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