Basket Plaque, c. 1900
Grass and leaf and dye
1/2 x 16 3/4 x 16 1/2 in. (1.27 x 42.55 x 41.91 cm)
grass, yucca leaf and analine dye
The figure depicted in this piece is Butterfly Maiden Kachina, Kachinas are part of the Pueblo pantheon of supernatural beings, and are often impersonated by masked dancers in ceremonies.
-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. 60.
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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: 34, Figure Number: 60
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