Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 61-12-8
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Washoe | Panamint | Kawaiisu | Tubatulabal
Culture Area Great Basin Culture Area
Section American
Materials Willow | Devil's Claw | Yucca
Technique Coiled | Basketry

Counter clockwise coil; irregular number of wefts per cm. (9-13); sloping sides with curve at top; buff; rim coil has seven areas of alternating buff and brown-black wefts; sides have two rows of six-pointed stars; top one has 14 brown-black interlocking stars; bottom row has seven evenly spaced red-brown ones. Bowl shape; 2 horizontal bands of six-pointed stars: top band has 14 brown-black stars, lower band has seven red-brown stars.

Credit Line Gift of Margaret M. Heyman, 1961

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