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Coiled over two sticks giving a width of 3/4 in. The stitch is of yucca and interlocked with the one below. The outside of the leaf makes the green, the inside, white, the root the bottom.

Provenance

Given to the MFA by George F. Meacham in 1916..

Credit Line

Gift of George F. Meacham

Native American (Mescalero Apache), about 1900

Object Place

Mescalero Reservation, Southeastern New Mexico, United States

Dimensions

8.89 cm (3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

16.129

Medium or Technique

Yucca, leaf, and root (willow or sumac)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Basketry