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Object Name Basket
Catalog Number 1975.001.0079
Place of Origin Central CA, USA
Date 1890-1920
Year Range from 1890.0
Year Range to 1920.0
Made By Yokut, Tulare
Used By Yokut, Tulare
Object Description Conical basket, wider at top, narrower at bottom. Very narrow but loose coiling, with small hole at bottom center where coiling starts. Brown and red-brown design featuring three rows of diamonds: brown diamonds (outline only, no interior color); red-brown diamonds (outline only, no interior color); and solid red-brown diamonds. Horizontal lines border the outline-style diamonds on top and bottom. Vertical lines in six sets of three along top area against rim. Probably a version of rattlesnake design. Design creating using full twist overlay.
Material grass, root, redbud
Collection Native American-Worth Collection
Height (in) 4.25
Diameter (in) 8.5