Location: On Display in the Native American Voices

From: California (State)

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number NA7970
Current Location Native American Voices - On Display
Culture Mono
Provenience California (State)
Culture Area California Culture Area
Creator Mary Buckskin
Locus North Fork of the Fresno River. This also places it in Foothill Yokuts territory.
Section American
Materials Sedge | Redbud | Bracken Fern
Technique Basketry | Coiled

Large, bowl shaped, bundle-coiled basket. Design of two bands of alternating male and female figures. Each figure is formed by alternating bands of red and black bracken fern. Lower band has 6 males and 5 females, while the upper band has 10 males and 10 females. Noted as being made by Mary Buckskin.

Height 21.59 cm
Outside Diameter 39.7 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Henry K. Deisher, 1918
Other Number 291 - Collector Number

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