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Basket

Object Number:2018-6-5
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Washoe
Provenience: United States of America
California (State)
Nevada
Carson Valley
Maker: Tillie Snooks
Date Made: 1910-1920
Early Date: 1910
Late Date: 1920
Section:American
Materials:Willow
Redbud
Bracken Fern
Technique:Coiled
Height: 35 cm
Outside Diameter:60 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

Large conical basket. Stepped design in red (sedge) and black (bracken fern) form four peaks. Four diamond shapes (black on upper part, red on lower) enclosing an X pattern are centered between each of the four stepped peaks. The designs are set against a light background (willow).

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