Cahuilla Band of Mission Indians Artist
Basket Hat, c. 1900
Juncus and grass (plant material)
27 1/2 x 9 x 7 3/4 in. (69.85 x 22.86 x 19.69 cm)
juncus, deer grass, sumac, agave and water fern
When Cahuilla and other groups in southern California used nets for carrying budens on their backs, they wore special hats connected to the net for protection.
-from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1976
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 35, fig. 63.
The Basket is in the Roots. Teaching Museum, California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA, February 3 - June 9, 2006.
This object has the following keywords:
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
- Ways of Seeing/Exhibiting American Indian Art: The Pomona College Collection Montgomery Gallery , 1/19/1994 - 3/20/1994
- Overall Dimensions: 27 1/2 x 9 x 7 3/4 in. (69.85 x 22.86 x 19.69 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen
- Overall Dimensions: 4 1/2 x 9 x 7 3/4 in. (11.43 x 22.86 x 19.69 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen
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: 35, Figure Number: 63
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