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Hopi Artist

Basket Plaque, c. 1920
Grass and leaf
12 3/16 x 11 15/16 x 1 5/8 in. (30.96 x 30.32 x 4.13 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, and yucca leaf

Wicker basketry is done among the Hopi only on Third Mesa.

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.

Probably E. H. Burns Collection. Donated by Mrs. Emeline H. Burns in 1941.

  • Overall Dimensions: 12 3/16 x 11 15/16 x 1 5/8 in. (30.96 x 30.32 x 4.13 cm) Measured by Haave, Lilly

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