grass and yucca leaf
To the Hopi, the basket's field represents the sky; the center of the basket symbolizes the center of the sky, and the rim stands for the horizon. Bird images always point their beaks toward the center of the sky.
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 42, fig. 113.
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