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Plaque

Tray

Object Number:NA8918
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
Iconography:Kachina
Outside Diameter:36.83 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Richard Waln Meirs, 1918

Description

Large, circular wicker plaque/tray. Rabbit brush weft and sumac warp. Ten rod warps in center, finished with mostly three rods. Rim bound with yucca. Design of center circle surround by ring of orange/red and numerous blocks (green, orange/red, white). Several "cloud" figures composed of three white blocks.

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