agave, cat's claw twig, giant cactus rib, yucca, horsehair and paint
Both Pima and Papago women used burden baskets called kiaha, while smaller versions were made for girls. THe method of construction--coiling without a foundation--resembles lace making. Similar burden carriers are depicted on Hohokam painted ceramics.
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 35, fig. 68.
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