Native American (Cahuilla Mission people)
Attributed to Guadalupe Arenas (Native American (Desert Cahuilla))
Object Place: California (Southern Coastal), United States
Overall: 3.8 x 29.2 x 29.2 cm (1 1/2 x 11 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Coiled grass stems, juncus grass, sumac
Not On View
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.
With Hurst Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts, by 1992. Purchased in 1992.
John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund