University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Sally McLendon

Pomo Basket Weavers in the University of Pennsylvania Museum Collections

By: Sally McLendon

The Deisher collection in the University of Pennsylvania Museum is the best-documented single collection of California Indian baskets from the classic period, 1892-1918. It is particularly rich in the works of weavers who spoke Pomoan languages, and even includes “photographs of quite a number of weavers with baskets … and also a bit of family […]