Location: On Display in the Native American Voices

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number NA2111
Current Location Native American Voices - On Display
Culture Uinta Ute
Culture Area Great Basin Culture Area
Section American
Materials Plant Fiber | Pitch
Technique Basketry

Globular coiled basket with elongated, narrow neck for carrying water. Basket interior and seval inches of exterior rim band are covered in pitch for waterproofing. Two braided horse hair loops attach to hide carrying strap.

Height 27.3 cm
Outside Diameter 24.4 cm
Credit Line Utah Expedition; Edward Sapir and J. Alden Mason, 1909

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