From: United States of America | Arizona

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 86-20-37
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Navajo
Provenience United States of America | Arizona
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Period Late 19th Century
Date Made ca. 1890
Section American
Materials Willow (uncertain)
Technique Basketry

"Wedding" basket with two concentric stepped pyramids connected at one point by two parallel lines; coiled, using willow; aniline dye. Condition: considerable weft damage, especially on the bottom. Tag on inside bottom of basket with typed text: "very old wedding basket "Navajo" about 75 years old"

Height 7.5 cm
Outside Diameter 32.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of W. Disston Anderson, Class of 42, 1986
Other Number 18 - Collector Number

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