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Basket

Object Number:2018-6-3
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Miwok
Provenience: United States of America
California (State)
Tuolumne County
Tuolumne Rancheria
Culture Area: California Culture Area
Maker: Sarah Priest
Date Made: ca.1900
Early Date: 1898
Late Date: 1902
Section:American
Materials:Cordage
Grass Fibre
Woodpecker Feather
Meadowlark Breast Feather
Quail Topknot
Technique:Coiled
Height: 7.2 cm
Width: 20 cm
Outside Diameter:14.2 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Judith Wallach Finger, CW68, and Andrew D. Finger, W68, in celebration of their 50th University of Pennsylvania Class Reunion, 2018

Description

Small bowl shaped basket. A repeated diamond shape pattern in red, yellow, and black feathers covers the outer surface of the basket with the addition of protruding quail topknot feathers.

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