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This basket has deep, flaring sides. It is brown and ecru in color and ornamented with red and black feathers, as well as white beads and wampum. Quail and red woodpecker topknots, and clamshell white beads decorate the surface of this piece.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. George Linder in 1899.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Linder

Native American (Pomo), before 1899

Object Place

California (Central), United States

Dimensions

10.16 cm (4 in.)

Accession Number

99.130

Medium or Technique

Fiber, feathers

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Basketry