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Hopi Artist

Basket Plaque, c. 1905
Grass and leaf and dye
1 3/8 x 13 5/8 x 13 3/4 in. (3.49 x 34.61 x 34.93 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.

Grass, yucca leaf, and dye

The Hopi used baskets like this example with its two-bird design as food trays.

Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 38, fig. 86.

Angle Collection.

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  • Overall Dimensions: 1 3/8 x 13 5/8 x 13 3/4 in. (3.49 x 34.61 x 34.93 cm) Measured by Haave, Lilly

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