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Mrs. Chuplé

Basket, 1914
Juncus and grass (plant material)
9 3/8 x 12 3/16 x 12 3/8 in. (23.81 x 30.96 x 31.43 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, California
Technique: Basketmaking (Coiling)
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Emil P. Steffa
Accession Number: P1263
Ring necked basket. Coiled construction. Two brown female figures and two brown male figures on buff.

Deer grass and juncus

The human figures on this basket represent the collector, Emil P. Steffa, and his wife.

Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 91 (illustrated/bw) fig. 322.

Donated to Pomona College by Emil P. Steffa on November 19, 1937.

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  • Overall Dimensions: 9 3/8 x 12 3/16 x 12 3/8 in. (23.81 x 30.96 x 31.43 cm) Measured by Martin, Jack

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