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Hopi Artist

Basket, c. 1930
Grass and leaf
4 x 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in. (10.16 x 13.02 x 13.02 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, Arizona
Technique: Basketmaking (Weaving)
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. William Kirk
Accession Number: P5043
Cylindrical basket with flat base. Black and brown zoomorphic figures on light buff.

Grass and yucca leaf

Bucket-shaped baskets, which the Hopi made for the tourist trade, employ native dyes and the new decorative technique of beading.

Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 89 (illustrated/bw) fig. 309.

Dr. William Kirk Collection.

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  • Overall Dimensions: 4 x 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in. (10.16 x 13.02 x 13.02 cm) Measured by Martin, Jack

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