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Hopi Artist

Basket Plaque, c. 1920
Grass and leaf
x 12 3/16 in. ( x 31 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American
Technique: Basketmaking (Braiding)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Emeline H. Burns
Accession Number: P1686
Flat basket plaque that rises somewhat at center. Wicker construction. Buff with orange.

wild currant, Rabbit brush, yucca leaf

Wicker basketry is done among the Hopi only on Thrid Mesa.
-from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1979

Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 19 (illustrated/bw) fig. 9.

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