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Basket

Object Number:NA7970
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mono
Provenience: California (State)
Culture Area: California Culture Area
Maker: 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
Height: 21.59 cm
Outside Diameter:39.7 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Henry K. Deisher, 1918
Other Number:291 - Collector Number

Description

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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014) View Objects in Exhibition

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