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This flat plaque basket is ecru with dark brown triangular and zig-zag designs. The coils are counter clockwise with one rod, except the rim which has three rods. There are six coils per inch.

Provenance

Gift of George Meacham in 1916.

Credit Line

Gift of George F. Meacham

Native American (probably Washoe), before 1916

Object Place

California (Central), United States

Dimensions

5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

16.131

Medium or Technique

Willow bark (Salix spp.) and bracken fern (Pteris aquilinium)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Basketry