Juncus and grass (plant material)
2 9/16 in. x 11 in. (6.5 cm x 28 cm)
North America, Native American, California
Gift of Mr. Jonathan Tibbet
Hemispherical basket with a flat base. Made with coiled construction. Four-pointed buff design on the base. Three zoomorphic figures in brown and two geometric figures in black and brown on buff-colored sides.
juncus, deer grass and sumac
Zoomorphic figures, geometrical horned figures and stars are design elements used in Southern California baskets which were made to be sold. -from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1979
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 87, fig. 299.
The Basket is in the Roots. Teaching Museum, California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA, February 3 - June 9, 2006.
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