Basket

Native American (Pomo)
before 1900


Object Place: California (Central), United States

Dimensions

6.67 cm (2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.132

Medium or Technique

Willow or hazel twigs with sedge or pine roots, shell, and black feathers

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Collections

Americas

Classifications

Basketry

This coiled basket is shallow, with rounded sides. Dark brown fret borders and clusters of shell and black feathers decorate this piece.

Provenance

1899, gift of Mary Frances Farlow (Mrs. George) Linder (b. 1846 - d. 1922), Brookline, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 19, 1899)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Linder