Bowl

Native American (Luiseno or Mountian Cahuilla)
1880–90


Object Place: California (Southern), United States

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 39.4 x 39.4 cm (5 1/2 x 15 1/2 x 15 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1992.284

Medium or Technique

Grass foundation, sewn probably with Juncus sp. and portions dyed black

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Collections

Americas

Classifications

Basketry

Coiled basket having two broad horizontal bands of decoration composed of triangles. Grass bundle foundation. The direction of the weave is clockwise. There are six coils per inch. The rim ends with 2.5” of plaiting.

Provenance

1952, Descended to the Storer family in 1952; 1992, Gift of Robert Hopkins Storer (Accession Date June 24, 1992).

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Hopkins Storer