Native American (Northern Miwok)
Object Place: California (Central), United States
12.1 cm (4.75 in.)
Medium or Technique
Probably buckbrush (Ceeanothus cuereatus or "chaparral") and bracken-fern root on bull-pine-rod (Pinus sabiniara) foundation
Not On View
Firm coiled basket with dark brown on honey colored ground. Zigzag motif going from rim to base with geometric leaf-like appendages softening each side of zigzag. The basket has a single rod foundation. The coils go counter clockwise. There are seven coils per inch. The rim of this basket is plaited.
Gift of George Meacham in 1916.
Gift of George F. Meacham