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Plaque

Tray

Object Number:38589
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hopi
Provenience: Arizona
Oraibi
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Yucca
Rabbit Brush
Sumac
Technique:Basketry
Wicker
Woven
Plaited
Outside Diameter:39 cm
Credit Line:Wanamaker Expedition to the Southwest, R. Stewart Culin, 1901
Other Number:F35 - Other Number

Description

Large, circular woven wicker plaque/tray. Rabbit brush weft and sumac warp. Eight rod warps in center, finished with mostly three rods. Rim bound with yucca. Three crescents (red, dark blue, blue/green) surrounds center of red, and forms large triangular design. Triangle is surrounded with alternating bands of brown, and blocks of red, dark blue, blue/green. One section of rim is significantly damaged.

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