Native American (Karok)
Object Place: California (Northern), United States
Overall: 51.4 x 55.9 x 55.9 cm (20 1/4 x 22 x 22 in.)
Medium or Technique
Hazel and pine, white bear grass, black maidenhair fern, red alder-dyed fern root, and leather
Not On View
Conical shaped basket with plain-twining and open-spacing warp fibers regularly grafted into a continuous twist to create swelled shape. Close twist band at top with black, “red” and white diamond pattern. Braided band along top. Leather thong attached to side.
Stamped metal tag: 74911
With Hurst Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts, by 1992. Purchased in 1992.
Samuel Putnam Avery Fund