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Bottleneck basket

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This basket is a flattened circular form with a small opening. The body is a straw color with a quartered decoration in red and black. Three horizontal bands of diamond pattern also decorates the surface. The coils are counter clockwise. There are ten coils per inch. The pattern begins and ends...

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Marks

Printed paper label glued on bottom: From / PERRY GAVIN / Collector / Indian and Mexican / Curiosities / PASADENA, CAL."

Provenance

Purchased by ? from Perry Garvin. Gift of Elizabeth S. V. Hosmer in 1920.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth S. V. Hosmer

Native American (Yokut), before 1920

Object Place

California (Central), United States

Dimensions

7.0 cm (2.75 in.)

Accession Number

20.1843

Medium or Technique

Sedge, bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum), red bud (Cercis occidentalis), grass

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Basketry