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Hopi Artist

Basket Plaque, c. 1900
Grass and leaf and dye
1 1/2 x 16 1/4 x 15 15/16 in. (3.81 x 41.28 x 40.48 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, Arizona
Technique: Basketmaking (Coiling)
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Levi Chubbuck
Accession Number: P1484
Flat Plaque, decorated with a red, yellow, green and black Kachina figure on buff. Coiled construction.

Grass, yucca leaf, and aniline dye

An image of the Crow Mother, considered the mother of all Kachinas, dominates this basket.

Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 42, fig. 111.

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  • Overall Dimensions: 1 1/2 x 16 1/4 x 15 15/16 in. (3.81 x 41.28 x 40.48 cm) Measured by Haave, Lilly

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