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Cahuilla Band of Mission Indians Artist

Basket, 1909
Juncus (plant material)
9 1/2 x 17 3/16 x 17 11/16 in. (24.13 x 43.66 x 44.93 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, California
Technique: Basketmaking (Coiling)
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Emil P. Steffa
Accession Number: P1283
Large hemispherical basket with a flat base. Coiled construction. Two concentric black rings connected by four vertical black zigzags on buff and tan. Black zigzags were the traditional design used to represent lightening.

Published in Pomona Today, Spring 1985.
"Native American and European World Views," p. 7.

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  • Overall Dimensions: 9 1/2 x 17 3/16 x 17 11/16 in. (24.13 x 43.66 x 44.93 cm) Measured by Haave, Lilly

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