Basket, early 20th c
Quills (spines) and dye
4 x 7 x 7 in. (10.16 x 17.78 x 17.78 cm)
Porcupine quills dyed yellow by wolf moss, tule and cane.
Porcupine quills, dyed yellow by wolf moss, were originally used by the Modoc for basket hats. There are five different techniques utilized in htis basket's construction: plain two-strand twining, three-strand twining, diagonal twining, lattice twining, and full-twist overlay.
- from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection Catalog, 1979-1980
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 18 (illustrated/bw) fig. 1.
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This object has the following bibliographic references:
Native American Art from the Permanent Collection.
Native American Art from the Permanent Collection
Galleries of the Claremont Colleges.
Claremont, CA, 1979
Page Number: 18, Figure Number: 1
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