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Marta Mullen

Basket, 1914
Juncus and grass (plant material)
1 x 10 3/4 x 10 3/4 in. (2.54 x 27.31 x 27.31 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, California
Technique: Basketmaking (Coiling)
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Emil P. Steffa
Accession Number: P1191
Circular tray, slightly cylindrical with a flat base. Made with coiled construction. Decorated with black, tan, and buff diamonds and anthropomorphic figures.

juncus, deer grass and sumac

An example of a chi-pat-mal, this basket is untraditional with respect to design, colors, shape, and technique; the first few coils are wrapped with Juncus.
-from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1979

Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 82 (illustrated/bw) fig. 269.

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