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Miwok Artist



Burden Basket, late 19th c
Cloth
17 1/4 x 21 1/16 x 21 7/16 in. (43.82 x 53.5 x 54.45 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, California
Technique: Basketmaking (Twining)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. M.F. Bailey
Accession Number: P2928
Conical basket with no base. Wicker construction. Open twining. Templine of badly worn cloth.

Bibliography
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 35, fig. 67.

Marks
Tag attatched to interior has wrinting on both sides. The front of the tag reads: "This / belonged / to 'Old / Mary' / well known / in Yosemite". Back of tag reads: "Burden / Basket / from / Yosemite / Valley 1898 / Forbes".

Provenance
Bailey to CUC.

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Dimensions
  • Overall Dimensions: 17 1/4 x 21 1/16 x 21 7/16 in. (43.82 x 53.5 x 54.45 cm) Measured by Martin, Jack

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