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Hopi Artist

Basket Plaque, c. 1905
Grass and leaf and dye
x 13 3/8 in. ( x 34 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American
Technique: Basketmaking (Coiling)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Edward H. Angle
Accession Number: P1908
Flat basket plaque. Coiled construction. Red, green, and dark brown curvilinear design.

yucca leaf, grass and dye

The Hopi used baskets like this example with its two-bird design as food trays.
-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), 38, fig. 86.

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