Native American (Mescalero Apache)
Object Place: Mescalero Reservation, Southeastern New Mexico, United States
8.89 cm (3 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Yucca, leaf, and root (willow or sumac)
Not On View
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.
Given to the MFA by George F. Meacham in 1916..
Gift of George F. Meacham