Cahuilla Band of Mission Indians Artist
Juncus and grass (plant material)
2 3/4 in. x 13 in. (7 cm x 33 cm)
juncus, deer grass and sumac
The grass bundle foundation was left unwrapped in this unfinished basket. The black section is dyed Juncus, while the other areas retain the natural color of Juncus and sumac.
-from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection Catalog, 1979-1980
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 20 (illustrated/bw) fig. 15.
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
- A Symmetrical Aesthetic: Southern California Indian Baskets Clark Humanities Museum, Scripps College , 3/19/2001 - 5/13/2001
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: 20, Figure Number: 15
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