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Cahuilla Band of Mission Indians Artist

Basketry Materials, 1910
48 x 3 11/16 x 2 1/4 in. (121.92 x 9.37 x 5.72 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, California
Technique: Unaltered
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Emil P. Steffa
Accession Number: P1291
Epicampes. Reeds split into threads for sewing and wrapping.

Deer grass

Deer grass must be cut and dried before it is ready for use as a coil foundation.

Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 20, fig. 16.

The Basket is in the Roots. Teaching Museum, California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA, February 3 - June 9, 2006.

  • Overall Dimensions: 48 x 3 11/16 x 2 1/4 in. (121.92 x 9.37 x 5.72 cm) Measured by Martin, Jack

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