Tray

Native American (Cahuilla Mission people)
about 1900
Attributed to Guadalupe Arenas (Native American (Desert Cahuilla))


Object Place: California (Southern Coastal), United States

Dimensions

Overall: 3.8 x 29.2 x 29.2 cm (1 1/2 x 11 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1992.197

Medium or Technique

Coiled grass stems, juncus grass, sumac

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Basketry

Shallow tray of spiralling coils lashed with honey-colored material. Rattlesnake icon, lashed into coils with blackish-brown material, bands one-third of the rim with the head directed toward the center.

Provenance

With Hurst Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts, by 1992. Purchased in 1992.

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund