Basket Gambling Tray,
Grass and wood
x 16 15/16 in. ( x 43 cm)
North America, Native American
Gift of Mrs. Edward H. Angle
Hemispherical basket gambling tray with a flat base. Coiled construction with a wrapped edge. Tessellate and line geometric pattern in dark brown on buff.
cattail, willow sapwood and devil's claw
Baskets of this shape were used by the Pima for parching grain or for food preparation. THe geometric pattern is called "turtle-back." -from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1976
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 36, fig. 75.
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